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Found in 2000,TANGBO Art Muesum possesses a collection of Shannxi folk arts and representative ancient paintings exhibited in historical sequence. They also provides following services like Chinese Calligraphy Learning , Tea Ceremony , Papercutting...more
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26 S. Gong Yuan Road, Xi'an 710043, China
+86 29 8552 2418
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I guided ten American students to visit Tangbo last Tuesday. It is hot that day but in the museum it is cool with good air conditioner. The docent showing us around is a beautiful girl. She is very knowledgable and humorous. Her English is even...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The art was beautiful and the guide was very knowledgeable in her field. She asked and answered many questions and spoke great English. I loved all of the local artists from the University’s art. A great representative of Chinese art and very supportive of these...More

1  Thank Courtney W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a small museum but it's the best museum experience that I had in China. We were shown around by a wonderful guide (I think her name was Ella) who spoke great english and was able to tell us everything we wanted to know about...More

1  Thank g_flounder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small museum but perfect for teen school group. A wonderful lady gave us a guided tour of various types of Chinese art and the story behind it with examples to view. Then kids were able to participate in trying the ancient Chinese calligraphy writing. Gift...More

Thank Curly8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are wonderful pieces of art by local artists, copies of which can be purchased. Only a few Yuan for admittance.There is a lovely lady who lets you try your hand writing Chinese characters. Good Fun.

Thank cynthiarob
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Good introduction to Chinese art. Learnt to write some Chinese. Guides spoke good English & very heplful

Thank DYapc
Reviewed 12 June 2018

I've visited quite a few museums in Xi'An and this is the only one so far which offered English speaking guides included in the entrance fee. The tour was fantastic and Natalie was very knowledgable, thank you! At the end a calligraphy lesson is also...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 7 June 2018

good place to visit if one is an art person as the appreciation is more. you also get to learn a small sample in Chinese calligraphy. at the end they will persuade you to buy some of the art done by the students they say...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

We sent about 2 hours viewing the museum including instructions on how to write in Chinese with pen and ink. A really fun exercise. It provides one with a better appreciation of their written language as an art form. As with every museum, one can...More

Thank SimonAndMary
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Excellent museum about Chinese art! Our guide spoke very well English and was really friendly, she spent a lot of time with us and answered all our questions. She told us stories and explained us the evolution of art in China, as well as showed...More

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Response from ling l | Property representative |
It is free. Welcome to visit the museum. You may contact us before coming here.