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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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Next to the small wild goose pagoda

It has a collection smaller than the Shanxi History Museum. However, compared with the other city owned museums, this one is great. The highlight is the small wild goose pogoda... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

It has a collection smaller than the Shanxi History Museum. However, compared with the other city owned museums, this one is great. The highlight is the small wild goose pogoda next to its side door. That was an ancient pogoda built in the Tang nynasty when Buddhism got to its peak in China promoted by the Tang emperors. The pogoda... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Despite the crowd, I liked hearing many young Chinese students ask questions about what they were looking at.

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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Museum is big enough to show the ancient culture and history in China,several section of the exhibit are excellent to show the bronze culture and the ancient Silk Riad. The challenge is too crowed as the tickets is free, also some part occupied for shopping area,make the museum can not compare and list as one of the world famous one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Great museum to wander all day in. If you don't mind reading, skip taking the guide here. They tend to hurry you along. This is because most locals do not appreciate museums.

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We visited this museum, which is attached to the Small Wild Goose pagoda grounds. It is nicely arranged and had some wonderful exhibits and information.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A smaller museum than the Shaanxi Museum, the entrance fee is free, after you show them your identification. Inside you can watch the audio video presentation in Mandarin on the Little Wild Goose ( small fee ), The pagoda, which is within the compound, but to climb the pagoda, you have to pay. Basically, a garden complex with some artefact... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Downtown Xian, easy taxi ride from hotel district. Beautiful building, Well lighted and mounted exhibits. Worth a visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I picked the Xian Museum because others on tripadvisor said it was a good size and had good air conditioning, and they were right. it's located right by the Small Wild Goose Pagoda. If you go in that way, you then wander through a bunch of souvenir and art shops, and a park, before you finally get to the museum,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Just to reiterate, we're talking here about the Xi'an Museum, situated just south of the Small Wild Goose Pagoda park. The entrance is on 朱雀大街 (ZhuQue DaJie). A nice collection of Buddhist statues, steles, etc, from the Northern Zhou Dynasty and others. Some of the labelling is quite a strain to read because of poor contrast. In the basement, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A beautifully designed museum with an excellent display of Chinese artifacts -especially detailing the history of the terracotta army. Strongly recommend visiting the museum before visiting the site of the terracotta warriors. The museum's display is a perfect introduction to graining a greater appreciation of the connection of the terracotta army to Emperior Qin, the first Emperor of China in... More 

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