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Address: No.8 Erhe South Road, Dali 671000, China
Phone Number: 0872-2139103
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8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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8/10 Dali Amused

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
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Dali, China
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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This municipal museum has exhibits on various periods of the long and tortuous history of the region. Hardly any explanations are in English however and many rooms are poorly lit.

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Dali, China
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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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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 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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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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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 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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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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Additional Information about Dali Museum

Address: Address: No.8 Erhe South Road, Dali 671000, China
Phone Number: 0872-2139103
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Dali
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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