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This history museum, housed in a magnificent Confucian Temple, features more than 370,000 pieces of historical relics mainly from the Zhou to the Tang periods (1100B.C. to 907 A.D.).
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91 Xiaozai E Rd, Xi'an 710061, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited the museum one three different occasions, there have always been something new for me. As a Xi’aner, I’ve been impressed by the collections of this museum. It’s worth a visit if you’re a history guy and wants to know something more about the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Luckless61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum offers free admission tickets. But people begin to form a long line early in the morning. It’s better to just buy a paid ticket to a treasure exhibition which enables you see the whole museum. The collections were extensive. And a tour guide...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank XiafeiC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a huge number of artefacts here, though descriptions and explanations of items could be better. Do get the special treasures ticket, which costs extra, as these are well worth seeing. The only issues are that it is very crowded - we were in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PaulHedges
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on a cold, snowy afternoon. Extremely well organised chronologically with detailed English information boards about the various dynasties, cultural, religious and economic history over past few thousand years. Very well curated!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michellet76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shaanxi is a modern museum built in the architectural style of the Tang Dynasty. Many interesting artifacts are housed here. It seems as though there were many school children working on school activities and projects when we were there. It was quite crowded on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you need an audio guide, it is easily available at the counters for rental. There are many artifacts on display, but the crowd may be uncouthed and you may get pushed around. A little security check as you entered the museum and selfie sticks...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank zirconium11
Reviewed 6 December 2018

a fantastic and impressing museum with impressing and important exhibits, which cover a wide range of generations and areas. very well presented and worthwhile visiting. in fact no visit in Xian is complete without attending a having a comprehensive tour in this museum

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NATHAN1909
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Remember to have a passport, like everywhere in China. Not very interesting unless you like China history.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BeaBi
Reviewed 21 November 2018

This is a very popular museum for locals so is busy and there will be a queue for the tickets (which are at a booth outside the museum). Take your passport to get your free ticket. If you don't have your passport they wont give...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank annesA334NI
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

This museum tracks the evolution of China from Shaanxi where the major empires developed originally before Beijing became the center of the country. The real strength is their coverage from prehistoric times through about 1000 ad. For those of us who are western centric it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Kelly X
24 October 2017|
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Well, firstly I put on Zhihu( Chinese Quora) where there are lots of users search questions alike. It was also because I haven't found a better way to reach my audience who might happen to travel over there.
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Response from Kelly X | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I wrote a review on this, please check out my article, I can't put any link here, you can get on Quora and search "Shaanxi history museum", I wrote a full guide on this over there.
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