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Nanjing Museum (Nanjing Bowuyuan)

No.321 Zhongshan East Road, Nanjing 210004, China
+86 25 8480 2119
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Highly recommended museum

I really like this museum a lot. The quality and variety of its exhibits are outstanding. And there... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Markus A. W
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Europe
Greatest place to learn about the history of Jiangnan Region

Highly recommended to follow the regular routing of the exhibition, the history of Nanjing, even... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Mollyzj
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Singapore, Singapore
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"special exhibits"
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"street scene"
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"chinese opera"
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"several buildings"
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"modern building"
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"prehistoric times"
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"huge numbers"
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"lower level"
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"paintings and sculptures"
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"temporary exhibits"
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"large collection"
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"qing dynasty"
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"interesting stuff"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really like this museum a lot. The quality and variety of its exhibits are outstanding. And there is no entrance fee. At the beginning of your visit, go the the ticket office located in the first building on the left to claim your free...More

Thank Markus A. W
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Highly recommended to follow the regular routing of the exhibition, the history of Nanjing, even extended to the entire Jiangnan(江南)Region, has all been written there. It's so pitiful that many locals could't tell the difference between Bowuyuan and Bowuguan(南京博物馆), I think they must have completely...More

Thank Mollyzj
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

This is one of the more significant museums in China and should be a stop in any visit to Nanjing. The museum is quite large and consists of multiple buildings. Plan on spending at least half a day to soak in all the exhibits. There...More

Thank Anthony H
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Presumably the 2nd largest museum in Mainland China. Nanjing Museum houses vast collection of ceramics and pottery excavated from ancient tombs in regions around Yangtze River Delta. There are 15+ exhibition halls. Permanent collection is arranged in chronological order starting from pre-historic times. Artefacts are...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

we accidentally stumbled upon this museum and loved it. There was a lot of cool art and we did a free audio guide which was very worth it to know what was going on. Would recommend going if you have nothing else to do haha....More

Thank talia679
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in Chinese culture, history and art than you have to go there. I recommend minimum to reserve a half day.

Thank ak19000
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We were there on Oct 20th 2017. Free. Nearest metro=Minggugong line 2; take exit 1; most trips on the metro costs 2 yuan and are easy to navigate as there is english along with mandarin in both the automatic ticket booths (push the english button...More

Thank andrew l
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

It's a huge place showcasing the development of civilization of the area. You can spend pretty much the entire day here visiting exhibits from the Jurassic era to the Kuomintang period. An interesting side show would be attending the opera performance that occurs everyday from...More

Thank TeikBoon C
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

There's a lot to see in the main building, but the new sections host a few special exhibitions with a lot of wasted space. Free!

Thank Kenneth M
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Vast museum, so make a plan. In general, I tend to pick a few areas to discover and spend between 1-2 hours. I got lucky and was able to see a Russian art exhibit and a few other rooms. The displays are fairly well presented...More

Thank weregypsies
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Travelfan061
19 December 2017|
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Response from Epicurius_at_large | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are special tour groups, with sundry themes. May enquire at service desk.
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