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Turpan Museum

Gaochang Road, Turpan 838000, China
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Excellent Regional Museum

This modern, well laid out museum, gives an excellent insight to the history of the peoples and... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
Broadbeach, Australia
Small museum can easy get round in 1 - 2 hours

A well laid out museum with some very interesting pieces and good displays but you do not need long... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2016
United Kingdom
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Gaochang Road, Turpan 838000, China

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

This modern, well laid out museum, gives an excellent insight to the history of the peoples and places of this fascinating area of China. Well worth a visit and a welcome respite from the summer heat!

Thank Cookie993
Reviewed 29 June 2016

A well laid out museum with some very interesting pieces and good displays but you do not need long here and can easily get round in 1 - 2 hours.

1  Thank bethzhang
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

The museum was an excellent place to spend a few hours in the middle of the day; it has excellent air conditioning. The museum is really well put together and I am so glad we did it first. It helped give us an understanding for...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Since we went to Turpan in April/May of 2015, we didn't make the grape season and missed going to the vineyard. We traveled from Dunhuang to Turpan on our Silk Road tour and really enjoyed this museum. They did a wonderful job with the displays...More

Thank loki4yhwh
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Very interesting, good displays, explanations even in English. Mummies preserved in the dry desert, Good information and artefacts of the different empires. Hall with dinosaurskeletons and dinosaureggs special nice if you travel with children

Thank Victorie42
Reviewed 25 October 2015

For turpan`s hot weather in the afternoon paying a visit is ideal activity to do. It is cool inside and lost of display. You need to bring your passport to go in. You can take photo in side. No water or any dringks not allowed....More

Thank freealip
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Interesting artefacts including dinosaurs and mummies. Bring your passport to register! Entrance is free.

1  Thank Saradala
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I am not a big fan of museums, but this one gives you a nice overview on the former silk road, historic places in the area and some of the key developments over the thousand year's history. Great to stroll through.

Thank SebBud
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The Turpan Museum is normally included in the one day tour itinerary by most tour agents in Urumqi, XIJIANG. The Museum is very modern and looks like recently built. Not much of historical items inside the museum; and nothing existing of the exhibits. Many are...More

Thank 313globetrotter
Reviewed 30 August 2015

The museum is clean and new. The displays is like the other museum, but they have fews mummy which stole my interest. Mummified things always amazed me, after buried hundred to thousand year, the bodies are still in a good condition.

Thank Yoana48
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