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Xinjiang Uygur Museum

No.581 Xibei Road, Saybagh District, Urumqi 830000, China
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Ranked #7 of 57 Attractions in Urumqi
Type: Museums
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English first
Oceanside, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The locals visited it too, new displays, a fantastic Chinese art room. A short walk from the Sheraton. It was free, and we some wonderful local people there.

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Guilin, China
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120 reviews 120 reviews
85 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Totally worth 2 hours and more! Not only the famous mummies, but also the rich collection of daily stuff of different minority groups and historical relics of the Silk Road. Better visit with a tour guide, it will be more fun if your guide tells you interesting facts and stories of different minorities.

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Canberra, Australia
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175 reviews 175 reviews
55 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We liked the displays of minority group clothing and weapons, customs and lifestyles, including the nomadic tents and yurts. They also have some well-preserved mummies. The well-stocked shop is a good place to buy jade, the staff spoke very good English and were patient and helpful.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

2 floors are fill with interesting items. Worth a visit.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012 via mobile

A fun and free way to spend a snowny day in urumqi.

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Shanghai, China
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2010

I wish I had more time at this place! Ben and I were short on time, so we caught the mummies exhibit on one of the upper floors first. It was excellent. The bodies were laid out so that people could walk right up and peer through the plexiglass. The level of detail preserved is mind-blowing... eyelashes, toenails, face paint...... More

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