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Henan Museum

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Address: No.8 Nongye Road, Jinshui District, Zhengzhou 450002, China
Phone Number: 86037163511237
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Superb collection well displayed

For anyone interested in chinese art, history, culture etc this superb museum is a must visit. The quality of the exhibits is superb and the display at the high end of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Canberra, Australia
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Hong Kong
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's closed. Doesn't say it on the website. Phone number is disabled as well. Roads around it all under renovation as well. Very hard to arrive here by taxi as cars cannot get through to the entrance. Trekked through the snow to get here. No signs telling us what happened or when it closed or when it will reopen. Very... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For anyone interested in chinese art, history, culture etc this superb museum is a must visit. The quality of the exhibits is superb and the display at the high end of the sometimes variable quality of chinese museums

Thank 65Graham65
Xinzheng, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

I have liveed in zhengzhou more than four years, when I want to go some where to waste some time. It's the first choice for me to choose, You can know some history about ancient China in this place.

Thank Jamesprite
Xinzheng, China
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57 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This is one of the five best museums in all China, largely because so much history has happened in Henan Province. Bronze vessels from the King of Zheng tomb excavated in Xinzheng in 1923 formed the nucleus of the museum's collections. Shang jades and bronzes from Anyang, and especially Lady Fuhao's Tomb, are extremely significant in that her tomb is... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Henan Museum in Zhengzhou is not big. But the museum houses more than 130 thousand artifacts with a few of them dated 8000 years ago. We spent 90 minutes at the museum. The museum is very organized and full air conditioned. Hiring a good guide worth all our money spent. For us, the guide had done an excellent job to... More 

4 Thank LS_Wong
Shenyang, Liaoning, China
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38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Some of the displays were really cool, however it was really repetivite. I bet there are over 500 bowls on display. The kids were bored which makes it hard to enjoy. Definitely not kid friendly.

1 Thank IndianaNurseAngie
Shanghai, China
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Zhengzhou itself doesn't have many things to do, but this museum is definitely a must if you are here. If you are interested in Chinese history you will like this place. It's a fantastic place to spend the whole day there.

3 Thank tsri
Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

If you are interested in archeology, you will like this museum. If you are interested in Chinese art, I suggest you restrict yourself to the top floor. It contains the beginnings of a respectable pottery and porcelain collection and a jade collection. The rest you can do on fast forward.

1 Thank Semperviator
Zhengzhou, China
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Henan museum is recognized as one of the best provincial museums in china. It deserves it! Henan itself is the cradle of chinese history and the museum has a good collection of relics. a must-see!!

1 Thank Matteo C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This was a very interesting and pleasant museum. For those that truly enjoy history, you can see and learn a lot from the English translations. The exhibit rooms are set up really well and when I went it wasn't too crowded. I really loved learning about the Tang dynasty and porcelin. I spent about an hour here, could have easily... More 

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