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Dali Museum

Address: No.8 Erhe South Road, Dali 671000, China
Phone Number: 0872-2139103
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Ranked #20 of 54 Attractions in Dali
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Dali, China
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80 reviews 80 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This shows a lot of Chinese film and it's history including projectors and 16mm cameras, but mainly there is too much propaganda that will bore you at times.

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

A very local museum with limited English translations. Nonetheless a very good collection of local artifacts from the neolithic to the present. Extensive ceramic collection well presented. Free entry. Closed Mondays.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

nothing special, it's small, not a lot of things to see, crowded with chinese (ofcourse) but it's free so why not taking a look :) it's okay, so-so museum.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
29 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I think there's a nominal charge of Y10 for entrance, but early in the morning they waved us through. There are attractive courtyards in traditional style, but not much on display, though my wife loved the ceramic figures of warriors, buddhas, and beautiful court ladies from the Song (?) dynasty. Worth a stroll through if you want a break from... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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77 reviews 77 reviews
32 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

I Think the objects the Museum shows are very nice but it is presented in such a boring way and almost no description in English! The room for Calligraphy has nice paintings, but I have seen better museums in China!

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Jaipur, India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

The museum itself is small and simple. They have an amazing collection of statues on the top floor. Recommended to visit when in Dalhi.

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Seattle, Washington
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152 reviews 152 reviews
37 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

So for the price it's not bad.......free to get in. It is for the most part some figurines, vases and large stones with Chinese writing. Some of the items do have English but most everything is in Chinese. You can walk around in about 30 min.

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Hangzhou
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31 reviews 31 reviews
31 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

this museum is a must-see. No matter you are a master or layman, you will be surprised by the diversified and most exquisite buddha statures, bronze artworks inside.

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Zhuhai, China
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

A nice place to visit while you wander the streets of Dali. Not a whole lot to see but it's a nice place to get away from all the people for a few minutes. Nice grounds and shade trees.

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New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

The museum is set in a quiet garden and can be seen at leisure. People interested in ceramic figurines of an historic nature, as well as funeral steles will find material objects of interest.

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