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Xi'an Museum

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Address: 72 Youyi Xilu, Xi'an 710068, China
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The history was amazing and the museum is a must see. They have done some wonderful restoration work.

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Cooloola Cove, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The history was amazing and the museum is a must see. They have done some wonderful restoration work.

Thank robjens
Nonthaburi Province, Thailand
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I come here and I impress on how the Beijing government launch nation-building using its heritage. The good thing in China is that most of the state museums are free.You just show your passport to the ticket office.

Thank krida802000
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The museum is nice to see if you have time. It explains the History of China and it is so hard to comprehend how old the country is - what a rich heritage!

Thank stiffle2017
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

If you're interesting in the history of China, this would be the one museum to visit if you could only visit one.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 899 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This was a very nice museum, with artifacts well placed and very good descriptions. It is several floors which requires a good hike up and down the stairs. I particularly liked the wooden setup of how old Xi'an looked like, at the center of the basement floor. The artifacts come from all over Xi'an but comes from so many different... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Indoor activity, no flash photography but your cellphone can take the pictures no problem. A lot of steps to climb wear comfortable rubber shoes.

Thank eddie226
George Town, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The Xi'An Museum consists of the museum, a huge garden, the small goose pagoda and the Jian Fu Temple. This museum is free (unless you want to go up to the Small Goose Pagoda, which costs 30 yuan each). For foreign tourists, we can get free tickets by showing them our passports. The thing that I love most about this... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We spent a whole morning examining all the various items in this museum which were of unique note. I was sorry there was not much evidence of porcelain.

Thank Deborah D
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

A small collection considering the size of the museum. Despite this, because of the much smaller crowd I felt like I could actually enjoy the museum.

Thank jouellet23
South UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I seem to be suffering from repeated hyperbole when writing my reviews of our trip to China this year, but this museum is definitely perfectly formed from the lovely building which incorporates the influences of local culture to the exhibits which include my most favourite ever gold dragon. Probably only a 2-3 hours visit max, but a deeply enriching 2-3... More 

Thank Graysgirl

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