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Xi'an Museum

72 Youyi Xilu, Xi'an 710068, China
029-8780 3591
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Xi'an Full Day Sightseeing Tour - Shaanxi...
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Ranked #8 of 240 Attractions in Xi'an
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Museums
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Museums
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Toronto, Canada
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165 reviews 165 reviews
116 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

If you plan to visit the Little Goose Pagoda than the Xi'an Museum is on the same grounds. The highlight for me was the model of ancient Xi'an (in the basement). The grounds and museum are free but you need to have ID to get your free admission from the ticket booth. I didn't have my passport but my Ontario... More 

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Yakima, Washington
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I wish we'd had more time at this museum. It wasn't on our original itinerary (time constraints, alas) but we were in the vicinity and decided to take a half hour to run and see as much as we could! My sister chose to see the Buddha exhibit (she loved it!) while I powered through the bronzes (awesome!). There was... More 

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London
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

If time is short, i would give this a miss. There is a little to see but not much. There is more to see in Xian. We were only here for a day and a half, and have managed to pack a lot in, but could have visited the Drum or Bell Tower instead.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I had a great experience here, having come from the overcrowded Shanxii History museum. This museum was much less crowded, and allowed for a much more private and enjoyable experience. They did not have terracotta warriors (but you'll probably being going to the Terracotta warrior museum anyways,) but have great bronzes and ceramics from the Shang, Zhou, Qin, Han, and... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It is nice place to be and to taste from the historical culture of Xian, which has lots of to offer. Don't forget not to buy warriors because they are fake - only the one in the museum - with the government approval are real and from the same material .

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Miami, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The museum was a very interesting place to visit. The history and collection of relics and the presentation of the museum was outstanding. This was a nice place to visit full of history and learning of past chineese culture.

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

From the crowds blocking virtually every entrance, it is clear that this attraction is working. There are good displays and the building itself well managed. Like all museums of this size you need time.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

It was completely unexpected. Didn't look like any other mosque I know off. It was a lovely and tranquil place with a impressive history which was provided by Jasmine, of course. I had a lovely time even with the mosquitoes pestering me in these leafy courtyards

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Comapared with Xi'an Museum, I like more Shaanxi History Museum. For our Xi'an tours offered by lvpad.com/cities/Xi-an/10 contains this scenic spot, we have to visit. It is not a boring museum but one we could recommend. There contains a good selection of artifacts from many dynasties.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

English explanations of the well lighted and presented artifacts showing life of the anxients. The 360 degree film of warriors and the Terra Cotta Warriors was an ambitious undertaking that was worth a few minutes, but not quite up to the quality of the rest of the museum.

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