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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I spent a wonderful afternoon here with my inquisitive 8YO son. We both loved it. Terra Cotta Warriors (with Augmented Reality) was really interesting. A little pricey but well worth it. Sports section was an especially huge hit. Also loved the brain section and the planetarium. We covered a lot of ground in 3 hours but could easily have spent another 3. The facility is beautiful and never felt crowded. The only negative is the parking lot which gets really jammed!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Incredible display of Chinese statues. Much more to see in rest of museum. Allow a full day to see it all.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We were walking to the "rocky" statue when we came across his museum advertising the terracotta warrior exhibition. Fantastic exhibition, very well presented and laid out. A must if you can

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a wonderful venue - easy to navigate, with plenty of amenities. There is a nice gift shop, small cafe and clean restrooms.
The Terracotta Warriors exhibit is well worth the time and the $35 entry fee. It is nicely curated and has some stunning pieces. You can get an audio guide for $6.
In town until March 4, 2018.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I went when they had a sunken treasure exhibit and I really enjoyed it. It also brought back memories of the times that I went as a kid.

Date of experience: November 2016
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