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Xi'an Museum

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Address: 72 Youyi Xilu, Xi'an 710068, China
Phone Number: 029-8780 3591
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The museum is modern and is definitely a must see attraction. The history is well documented and the artifacts on display will impress you.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

The museum is modern and is definitely a must see attraction. The history is well documented and the artifacts on display will impress you.

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Essen, Germany
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

A bit of a misnomer on the Tripadvisor listing. This is a double attraction and with free entry : the Small White Goose pagoda and the Xi'an Museum. We visited on a rainy morning and the pagoda gardens were lovely and very peaceful : a great contrast to the Great Wild Goose pagoda and it's surrounding retail mall we visited... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

There are a lot of treasures in this museum. I regret not to hire a guide since I am sure there are many interesting stories behind the displays. We were there for 2 hours, didn't get to read many descriptions.

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This was worth a look although there was not much there. The pagoda itself was not open so other than a couple of minutes to walk around it and visit the bell and drum towers, there isn't much else. The buildings around have been taken over as shops but the whole site could do with a bit of love and... More 

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Los Angeles
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133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Terra Cotta Exhibit is extensive, it can take the whole day if you want to see all 3 archeological digs/pavilions plus the Museum itself. Tkae the time to read and soak in everything. Avoid the summer crowds, easier to do in the winter low season, even though it still gets very crowded.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This museum is good, but if you compare to Beijing national museum or Shanghai museum then not so good

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

A lot of eye-candy in this museum. There is a whole lot to see and you will probably spend a few hours there. Here and there I would have loved to read a bit more about the displayed weapons, tools, pottery or jewellery.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I entered the park containing the Xi'an Museum and Small Goose Pagoda from the North, buying a ticket for the Pagoda at the entrance; I presume that this must have also served as the ticket for the entire complex including the Xi'an Museum as no-one subsequently asked to see my passport. Or maybe it was such a cold and snowy... More 

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thailand
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This museum has free entrance, but the daily number of visitors is limited to 4,000 (I believe), on a first-come-first-served basis. Since I came after lunch, I was afraid that I would not get a permit. Fortunately, the system works in such a way that half of the daily tickets are reserved for the afternoon crowd! You must remember to... More 

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New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

very good museum, with some exceptional pieces. The entrance is free, but there's usually a line as they limit the number of people that can go in. We were there with an infant on a cold day, so we when we were approached by some locals offering to get you tickets for 10 RMB, we gladly accepted given the circumstances.... More 

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