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The main reason we came here just because the Lady Xin Zhui, a 2000 years old mummified body. What an eye opener moment for me when I looking at the body. Must come if you are gonna travel to Changsha. The entrance is free.
Made the mistake of visiting this museum during China’s National Holiday period. I think there was more than 10,000 standing in line to get in. My family and I had made ticket purchases online and the line moved along quite quickly.
The exhibits were well...More
I spent 2 hours visiting the part of the museum dedicated to the tomb of the King’s wife. The mommy itself is impressive in how well preserved it is (May be the hair is a bit too much) but the entire display was very appealing...More
We picked the right time to visit - mid afternoon - after all the tour bus parties. Well arranged exhibits - at the start of each section there is English translations but none on the exhibits. Huge collection of items from early farming days to...More
I went to this museum in August- the lines were neverending. We stood for more than an hour in line in the sun. By the time we passed security etc we were exhausted.
Aside from that, the museum itself is extremely crowded but beautiful.
Given the scorched earth policy adapted by the Chinese government, and the destruction of many of Hunan’s historical artifacts, I was astonished by how many items were displayed in the museum. Many of the ceramics on display were buried and had to be excavated. Others...More
Spacious and modern. But only introduction panels for each room are in English. No English translations for the exhibits. Only Chinese. It is an important museum and there should be more English.
Plus too crowded.