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Address: No.11899 Jingshi Road, Jinan 250100, China
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Fantastic collection of clothes, tablets, and prehistoric pieces

They have one of the best collections of Ming/Qing clothes in the world with gorgeous and well-preserved pieces from the Confucius family. The details are stunning. Also a great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lin H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have one of the best collections of Ming/Qing clothes in the world with gorgeous and well-preserved pieces from the Confucius family. The details are stunning. Also a great collection of Han stone tablets and items from the Stone and Bronze ages. The Longshan carved egg cup collection is beautiful and one-of-a-kind.

Thank Lin H
Eskilstuna, Sweden
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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Even if most of the objects didn't have a english translation, you could get an audio guide if you left a deposit. I recommend a visit here if you are in Jinan. Also the visit were free of charge.

Thank HansenIdaa
Marchegg, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Giang stairs on main entrance leding to floors full of History and great display of Shandongs past times. A must when in Jinan.

Thank José F
Chicago, IL
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215 reviews
135 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Years ago we were at the old Shandong Museum, which, was NOTHING like this one! The museum showcases the history of the Shandong area from the Neolithic to more modern times. The exhibits are well designed, altho a bit short on English. They certainly deserve a few hours, however. The museum store was somewhat disappointing because there were very, very... More 

1 Thank Travelingmaven
New Delhi, Delhi, India
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41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015

really informative and nice place to visit and know about Sangdong, language can be a small problem but staff is very helpful, must visit the museum

Thank RaviSo1958
Manchester, Connecticut
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263 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We had a great time at this museum. We learned a lot about Jinan and China in general. It was worth the visit just to see the jade ceiling. We had an English Tour Guide who did an amazing job.

Thank LuvHaribo
West Virginia
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

Unfortunately I could only spend about 2 hours there but I could have easily spent a whole day. The exhibits span from about 5000BC to modern day. What an amazing collection of artifacts. I definitely recommend a visit. There is no entrance charges but make sure you have your identification to get in.

1 Thank D_Hanshew
Hong Kong, China
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152 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

It is rare to see such professional and well done cultural institutions in China. This is the first Chinese museum which followed the international standards of museum technology and practice. You can learn the history of the region, Shandong, which is the birth place of the China civilization. If you can fit in half of the day here, it is... More 

2 Thank Casey_An
Pattaya, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Situated in East Jinan, this magnificent modern state of the art building built in traditional style but with the latest in Hi Tech LED lighting and Photo Voltaic generation would be a great thing to visit. The fact that it has exhibits of magnificent traditional costumes, a wonderful collection of bronze artifacts, The Confucian exhibition alone is worth going for.... More 

2 Thank Ross T
Miami, Florida
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49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Better a really literate one so you can receive a better explanation of what are you seeing other wise there is a lack of information, anyway the exposure is great I loved many of the crafts exposed. A museum this big should have some recorded guidance so you can enjoy it better. I really liked pottery and new painting artists.

1 Thank Marcelo L

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