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Shaanxi History Museum

91 Xiaozai E Rd, Xi'an 710061, China
85219422
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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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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“free tickets” (69 reviews)
“tang dynasty” (69 reviews)
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91 Xiaozai E Rd, Xi'an 710061, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a nicely designed modern museum. It’s just the right size to navigate in a couple of hours. There is a smLl gift shop.

Thank Susan G
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The line was long and we had to wait for 90 min total, but it was worth it. Great history of the area which was essentially the beginnings of the entire country. Perhaps 80% of displays had English descriptions. Highly recommend it. We spent 3...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The day we went it was extremely crowded which made it awful. It was loud, many school groups did not mind their manners. The exhibits on the terracotta warriors was good, but tough to enjoy with so many people. The other exhibits were closed or...More

Thank Wendy S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s got almost everything, one place you got to come and see so many different emperor even one and only woman emperor, it’s has so much display you will need lots of time go through.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All about the history of ancient China - in one place. Do get an audio or guided tour - it's worth it as it enriches your experience...there are so many stories to tell...You gain a better understanding of ancient chinese history and will appreciate the...More

Thank Sharon A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Xi’an shows the diversity of Chinese history, combining different cultures from both east and Muslim cultures. Unlike the imposing Beijing with empirical flavor, Xi’an is more of real deep history and creativeness. Many things are ‘never thought it could be Chinese’ stuff

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was included as part of our two day tour of Xi'an. We would not have normally planned this visit but our guide took us here. It was certainly worthwhile.The museum houses over 370,000 items, including murals, paintings, pottery, coins, as well as bronze, gold,...More

Thank cynthiarob
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tells you about the Xian history, imagine it has been the capital for several dynasties and emperors, there is alot of history to be explained and you can see it all here. They say that the Subway was delayed because they kept digging up relics...More

Thank Kelvin L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Xi'an is a Chinese city full of history for more than 3000 years. So you are attracted to this city, chances are you come here because of its history. Then this museum is the place you must visit because it contains excellent collections and elegantly...More

Thank Alan-Yiliang C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pay the ticket to get in early ( our guide did it for us and told us many things about the special exhibit). The museum is very crowded, you may have to wiggle your way closer to some pieces. However, if this doesn't bother you...More

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Kelly X
24 October 2017|
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Response from Kelly X | Reviewed this property |
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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28 March 2016|
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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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