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Address: 72 Youyi Xilu, Xi'an 710068, China
Phone Number: 029-8780 3591
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Some interesting exhibits about Xi'an and its links to various dynasties

It is worth visiting the museum as well as the small pagoda garden next door to it. There is a floor map at then entrance of the museum showing how various dynasties have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Hong Kong, China
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77 reviews 77 reviews
38 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

As a museum opens public for tourists, I'm surprised 1 or 2 exhibits do not have English translations at all for every piece of material. And apparently the guy works at tourist center at the museum doesn't understand fully in english (we asked if there's English audio guide for the museum, and he gave us an english leaflet of the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

It is worth visiting the museum as well as the small pagoda garden next door to it. There is a floor map at then entrance of the museum showing how various dynasties have influenced the development of the area. The basement has a scale model of old Xi'an which is very interesting to see and gives one a perspective of... More 

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Colorado
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211 reviews 211 reviews
55 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Most of the pieces were unearthed in the area in the '70s and '80s. I can't even imagine how incredible it would have been to be part of the archeology of this area during that time. These pieces are like those you will only see in art history textbooks as they will most likely not travel. A truly incredible, small... More 

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The building is designed by IM Pei, and is free, uncrowded and easy to get to. The museum contents are a small subset of what is in the Shanghai Museum, which is very worth seeing. There is also a rotating exhibition which for us was a contemporary artist with large disturbing canvases with disembodied limbs and telephone poles. The outdoor... More 

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Joliet, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I was surprised to see a museum selling artifacts from the past. The prices seem fair considering the value of the products.

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Sacramento, California, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

It was a really large museum with a lot of history packed into it. It was overwhelming. You needed at least 3 to 4 hours to view everything.

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The artifacts in this building are priceless, some go back thousands of years, truly a marvel to behold, and they allow photography.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This is incredible so many artifacts and requries a number of hours to take it all in. Some of the peices are so old and makes you appreciate the age of China and all the struggles they have endured.

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IPOH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This Pagoda with the surrounding well-kept park is worth a visit. Located some 1.5 miles south of the Xi’an City Wall, it is easily accessible by public bus. We spent a leisurely afternoon in this site. Quite a number of birds like magpies, sparrows and the colourful hoopoe were spotted in the surrounding areas especially in the evening. Ancient trees... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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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