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Yunnan Nationalities Museum

Np.1503 Dianchi Road, Xishan District, Kunming, China
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Np.1503 Dianchi Road, Xishan District, Kunming, China
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

A variety of good examples of Yunnan crafts in contemporary building surrounded by garden courtyard. Taxi from Kunming 30 minutes. Free admission.

Thank kathleen e
Reviewed 27 April 2017

One of my favorite Kunming museums; have been several times over the past 8 or 10 years. Went again this morning and was distressed to find that quite a few of the best exhibits are now closed. One example was the hall of masks and...More

1  Thank ZhongguoKM
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Really interesting museum with fantastic exhibits on different textiles, artifices, writing etc and good English translations - highly recommended - worth combining this with a visit to the dragon gate mountain as they are in the same direction out of town, and buses to the...More

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 18 May 2016

A must visit when in Kunming giving you a perfect idea of all the 51 minorities in China including their homes, costumes and customs.

1  Thank Bonita B
Reviewed 19 August 2015

It's a must visit place at Kunming. One can get an idea of local tribes by visiting this place, if u are in Kunming must visit this.

Thank arindamdeb
Reviewed 5 June 2015

It cost 30 to 35 yuan by taxi from center of town to museum which is right across the street from the nationalities village so good to combine the 2. First the museum to c the real life of the yunnan minorities and u can...More

3  Thank sutcak
Reviewed 21 May 2015

I was very interested in the minority groups of southern China and this museum has it all. Included are rooms explaining dress, textiles, pottery, literature, language, art, music, etc. One can spend hours here. And it's FREE! (It is across the road from the nationalities...More

2  Thank Ken & Alice C
Reviewed 14 April 2015

This can be walked to from the Nationalities Village and is a small but fascinating museum with material from many aspects of village life. Exhibits are also labelled in English and are set out in a viewer friendly way. There is an excellent museum shop...More

2  Thank Vandieman111
Reviewed 4 March 2015

This is a really well maintained and interesting museum and gives a very quick view of the various cultures in Yunnan and their costumes, clothes and customs. It is a short walk from the main gate to the wonderland of the minorities village so not...More

Thank E52
Reviewed 25 February 2015

If you come here by bus, you will need to go to your left (east) across the main road to reach Yunnan Nationalities Museum, which is set back behind a small car park. If you just follow everyone else, you will likely end up at...More

3  Thank ADBell
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