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Address: 72 Youyi Xilu, Xi'an 710068, China
Phone Number: 029-8780 3591
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Xi'an Full Day Sightseeing Tour - Shaanxi History Museum, Big...

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Step back into 2,000 Years of History!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Los Angeles
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126 reviews 126 reviews
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128 helpful votes 128 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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98 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
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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27 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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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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Langfang, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is a lovely small museum with some great pieces of Chinese history. The entrance ticket is free when you show your passport or id, although there may be a limit to the number of free tickets they give out a day. The ticket also includes the temple and small pagoda. There is an additional fee if you'd like to... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We really enjoyed this museum on a cold damp day. It is beautifully laid out, with objects well-displayed. It is true there is not a lot of information in English. But the objects displayed were exquisite. It is on the grounds of the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, which we were not permitted to climb because we are too old! (over... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

A compact museum with excellent pieces and display makes it easy and enjoyable for any age. If you are some that likes to spend several hours there's plenty to see, but it is laid out in a way that those who have limited time can also great an insight into the history of the region. Entrance fee is cheap but... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Hope this is the right museum, its with the Pagoda mentioned. Interesting exhibits, beautifully displayed, not a very big place but worth a look.

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