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Great Wall Museum of Jiayuguan

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Informative Museum of the Great Wall

There are 7 exhibition halls in the Jiayuguan Great Museum. It occupies an area of 12312sq m with... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Penang Island, Malaysia
Worth a visit given the location

This is on the way out from the Jiayuguan fortress so worth the small detour. No extra fees... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2016
John G
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Xinhua South Road, Xinhua Street, Jiayuguan 735100, China
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Great wall Museum is best place to understand the history and architect of the time. Its display of the models of the wall is great. Beside that one can use very clean toilets and use some air condition as in the day time it can...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 31 August 2017

There are 7 exhibition halls in the Jiayuguan Great Museum. It occupies an area of 12312sq m with an exhibition area of about 1766sq m. This museum has been praised as the Textbook of Great Wall Culture. It is located west of Xinhua South Road,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

A double-storey museum where you can learn more about the Great Wall of China and the architect. But if you’re not a history junkie like me, you can just go for the clean toilet and the air-condition. Bought a nice magnet in the souvenir shop...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank yEeVoNy25
Reviewed 14 February 2016

This is on the way out from the Jiayuguan fortress so worth the small detour. No extra fees applied. Significant quantity, but nearly all the details are in Mandarin; would probably enjoy a lot less without some knowledge. Also (again this is only explicit in...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank John G
Reviewed 23 November 2014

As most of the information is not in English, it doesn't take long to walk through the museum. Since it's on the way out of the fortress area, it's easy to stop there for a bit. It has a few nice displays.

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank J K
Reviewed 24 October 2014

The Great Wall of China (GWC) was remarkable in seeing the wall trail through the mountains. I was so amazed in seeing how man could accomplish this feat. I hired a guide and I believe I paid about $50 for the entire day. Please note...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank James C
Reviewed 4 September 2014

This is now a part of the Jiayuguan pass area (not in the town where the map suggests.) When you buy a ticket for the fortress it gives you entry to the museum (as well as the West and East Great Wall areas.) The museum...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Rob D
Reviewed 22 June 2014

This was a great museum with lots in English. There were great pictures and models of the great wall as well as the usual Chinese make believe. The museum was very well done.

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank 579mst
Reviewed 18 June 2014

A small but excellent museum... Not full of propaganda...just facts...a great way to spend an hour or two...a little more English would be nice but still a great spot

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank 997richardp
Reviewed 17 May 2014

It is a place to learn all the things about the Great Wall, not just the section of Jiayuguan but all sections in China.

Date of experience: October 2013
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