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Address: No.4 Chaotiangong, Baixia District, Nanjing, China
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Phone Number: +86 25 8446 6460
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Lovely building

I spent 1-2 hours looking around this wonderful museum which told me a great deal of useful information on Chinese civilization. Well worth a visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you wish to know about the the chinese civilization and culture, then you must visit this place. The artefacts in this museum are a source for colossal knowledge for generations to come.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent 1-2 hours looking around this wonderful museum which told me a great deal of useful information on Chinese civilization. Well worth a visit.

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India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Best place to learn for Chinese culture and history of Nanjing city. Better to be with some chinese people or guide to learn about all the monuments

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Beijing
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

We visited here to see an exhibition of Han/Ming/Qing/more jewellery and silken clothing that my partner was most satisfied by. We didn't pay the extra fee to see the 'special exhibit' in the central hall and weren't sure what exactly was inside. I spent an hour looking through the side halls where the history of Nanjing was described in quite... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

Not to be confused with the Nanjing Museum. This is a different one. Set in Chaotian Palace with many displays of artifacts, from fossils and tools, to bronze, porcelain, jades and silk. There were so much to look at, we spent hours there. A good time to learn about the history of Nanjing, and also an escape from the summer... More 

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

I am really impressed by this museum. My older kids love it. They are 6 and 8. My youngest 2 is impartial. There are audio guides for rent if you are interested in the history. The english is actually pretty decent on the guides. We usually take my kids through the fossils then head down to the digital museum. That... More 

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

We went on a rainy day, thinking it would be nice to let the children see the place. The children were bored. And moving from one hall to another, we got wet. The grounds were slippery.

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

The museum has recently been moved to a palace, and is very well laid out. The exhibits are of good quality and well marked. Definitely worth the time!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2013

The "Nanjing Municipal Museum" has moved to Chaotian Palace. Which is good, because there wasn't much of anything interesting there before, so at least now the Chaotian Palace is worth the admission fee. When I went in August 2013, they had a very lengthy normal exhibition, and a small special exhibition that was very worthwhile. I would recommend going to... More 

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Salt Lake City
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2012

My husband took me to the museum for my birthday today thinking that it would be a nice place to get away from the heat. Not so. We could hear the air conditioning running, but couldn't feel it. It was HOTTER inside than it was outside and that is saying something considering this is one of the three "furnace cities"... More 

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