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Xi'an Museum

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Address: 72 Youyi Xilu, Xi'an 710068, China
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History Explained!

The museum is nice to see if you have time. It explains the History of China and it is so hard to comprehend how old the country is - what a rich heritage!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is nice to see if you have time. It explains the History of China and it is so hard to comprehend how old the country is - what a rich heritage!

Thank stiffle2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're interesting in the history of China, this would be the one museum to visit if you could only visit one.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very nice museum, with artifacts well placed and very good descriptions. It is several floors which requires a good hike up and down the stairs. I particularly liked the wooden setup of how old Xi'an looked like, at the center of the basement floor. The artifacts come from all over Xi'an but comes from so many different... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Indoor activity, no flash photography but your cellphone can take the pictures no problem. A lot of steps to climb wear comfortable rubber shoes.

Thank eddie226
George Town, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

The Xi'An Museum consists of the museum, a huge garden, the small goose pagoda and the Jian Fu Temple. This museum is free (unless you want to go up to the Small Goose Pagoda, which costs 30 yuan each). For foreign tourists, we can get free tickets by showing them our passports. The thing that I love most about this... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We spent a whole morning examining all the various items in this museum which were of unique note. I was sorry there was not much evidence of porcelain.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

A small collection considering the size of the museum. Despite this, because of the much smaller crowd I felt like I could actually enjoy the museum.

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South UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I seem to be suffering from repeated hyperbole when writing my reviews of our trip to China this year, but this museum is definitely perfectly formed from the lovely building which incorporates the influences of local culture to the exhibits which include my most favourite ever gold dragon. Probably only a 2-3 hours visit max, but a deeply enriching 2-3... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is a free entry museum and therefore, when we arrived, the line for the tickets was very long. Fortunately, there was an option to pay for another exhibit and get immediate entry which we availed. The museum isn't that large and it was very crowded by students as well. The displays are well marked and the extra exhibit that... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is a big building for the number of exhibits on show. I assume it's size is designed to handle large groups of people like school outings. What they do have is very interesting with a lot of ancient artifacts. Take a look at the floor of the basement which shows the local geographical features and rivers and the movement... More 

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