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“Marvellous museum”
Review of Turpan Museum

Turpan Museum
Ranked #2 of 30 things to do in Turpan
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This museum is a great way to spend a few hours, particularly in the heat of the day. It is beautifully designed and really well laid out with impressive displays of Turpan memorabilia from the past. A highlight for us was the dinousaur collection

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a very good museum to visit if you want to get more context to the archaeological like Jiaohe and Gaochang. Also some very well preserved mummies.

1  Thank jouellet23
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent museum that will give you an insight into the history of Turpan. The mummies were very interesting to see and there was a lot of information posted about the exhibits in both English and Chinese. This is a must see if you are in Turpan.

1  Thank jtaylor946
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

This museum is one of my favorite spot in Turpane. Not only it's free for all, it has very impressive collections of dinosaurs, 1500 years old mommies and tons of unique Uyghur historical collections. I have learned so much about this region's history and people after visiting there. Try your best to stop by here before you leave Turpane. It only takes 1-2 hours.

Thank Yuchun C
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Modern, moderately sized and well laid out / maintained museum, also cool !!. Most famous for its collection of human mummies perfectly preserved due to the arid climate of the region. The mummies were found in the nearby Flaming Mountains and appear to be incredibly well preserved complete with hair, the oldest is thought to be 3200 years old. Both sexes are on display, and one appears to be about 6ft tall !!!

Also of note is the display of dinosaur remains found in the region.

Well worth a couple of hours.

Thank MartinBaxter58
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