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Tibet Museum

No.19 Luobulinka Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000, China
+86 891 683 5244
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Tibetan History and Culture

This museum is well done. Information plaques are also in English so no interpreter is needed. Be... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
OneAddictedTraveler
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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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Interesting artifacts and great to see on a hot or rainy day. Doesn't take too long to do but you... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
ChantalOttawa
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Ottawa
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No.19 Luobulinka Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000, China
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+86 891 683 5244
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

This museum is well done. Information plaques are also in English so no interpreter is needed. Be aware the history is from Beijing's viewpoint and is politically slanted. Many artifacts are on display but one is not sure what is original or a reproduction.

Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Interesting artifacts and great to see on a hot or rainy day. Doesn't take too long to do but you will get a great feel of the Tibetan lifestyle and traditions.

Thank ChantalOttawa
Reviewed 5 January 2017

It has always seemed difficult to wonder how people can live in such a high altitude and wild land. It is practically impossible to grow any kind of vegetable apart from barley and potatoes, so it is amazing to discover that there were people living...More

Thank David Z
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This museum is worth a visit. However there are so many replicas there. You're not sure which one is real stuff, and which one is a replica.

Thank NastyaSamoi
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

And be prepared to read/listen between the lines. There are many aspects that may be up for debate but the museum does provide both ancient history and a fascinating view of the recent history. Just remember that it portrays one point of view of the...More

Thank Penny S
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The art in this museum is wonderful. However, you will have to put up with the BS that Tibet Art is wonderful, but improved with connections to China, and finally met is full potential when China became Communist and returned Tibet to the fold.

Thank CaptPete43
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a very compact 3 story worthwhile historical museum. Objects are well displayed and lit, the building is modern, and the didactics are very clear in both Chinese and English. One should be aware that the history is intentionally skewed towards the official position...More

Thank Jerry J
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We were given only 40 mins by our tour guide to explore the museum which is very short. So we did'nt really go through all the sections. We only managed to cover the thangkas, statues sections. Should spent more time exploring the place.

Thank hazelineng
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The most interesting items to me were the Tibetan costume displays. Nice museum, inside and out. Nice views from the steps. Typical museum artifacts.

Thank Janespains
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 hours , lots of history of the people, dress, and artifacts relating to the culture and influence of buddhism. A must see stop. The artifacts well kept and from all over the tibet region. Learned alot about the tibet people and culture

Thank Chris K
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Souri
In October, is this museum open every day or closed on Tuesdays?
13 March 2016|
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Response from Souri |
many thanks! Can't wait for the trip.
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