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Xi'an Museum

72 Youyi Xilu, Xi'an 710068, China
029-8780 3591
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Ranked #9 of 247 Attractions in Xi'an
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Museums, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
52 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

As we had visited Shanghai museum and it was just a bit to much for us I was a bit wary of going here but it's much more interesting, perhaps it's because we had a guided tour and were shown the most interesting objects.

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Kenosha, Wi
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11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Very nice museum. I'm happy our group visited this museum. It was a good extension of the terra cotta warriors site.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I, personally, will always be amaze at the Chinese and their treasures. Plenty to see and like here.

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Royston, United Kingdom
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111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I guess there are a few extra bits and pieces in here, nice pottery and silks exhibits, but all the surrounding towns seem to have very similar museums, nothing special.

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Plenty of English well worth the visit, well laid out good descriptions of exhibits. Nice clean toilets and good disabled access.

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Cassington, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The museum is well organised with helpful multi-lingual explanations. What it helps one to understand is not just the context for the Terracotta Warriors but the ethnic and cultural mix that contributed to the creation of Chinese history and culture, quite remarkable

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Cork
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

It's hard to get around to everything in the museum and this no different. However it is the first museum I have come across with a kids crèche. Lovely, clean and cool. They have some amazing artifacts.

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Perth, Australia
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This was a visitor's dream! Hardly anyone there opposed to the Shaanxi Historical Museum. Although a bit smaller, allow a good hour and a half. Beautiful pieces in this museum. If time is limited, favour this museum over the Historical one, you will not regret it. The Small Pagoda grounds are worth seeing too. Enjoy!

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Great place to see the history of the Terra Costa warriors and how there were built. Also how over the years there were buried and unearthed by a local farmer.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We went to Xi'an Museum instead of Shaanxi history museum own to recommendation of my friend who has been to Xi'an before, it was really good.

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