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Hunan Provincial Museum

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Address: No.50 Dongfeng Road, Changsha 410005, China
Phone Number: 0731-84514630,0731-84535566-8605
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A fun activity

Great place for local history and souveniers. The jade displays were very beautiful, and the tomb that is on display is amazing. The best part was the ancient bells.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Provo, Utah
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Warsaw, Poland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Still closed. Don't trust the previous review. Due to the previous rewiev we came there today hoping that it will be open, but it is not. Loss of the time.

1 Thank onnawen
Provo, Utah
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great place for local history and souveniers. The jade displays were very beautiful, and the tomb that is on display is amazing. The best part was the ancient bells.

Thank teresaa40
Berlin, Germany
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Changsha is the great catch of hunan provincial state. If you are there do not forget to get with museum and also zoo to see panda. try to stay on gest houses near by train station about 200 rmb with ac and tv. backpackers can pay about 50 to 100 rmb too for small hostels. Try out sheep hot pot!... More 

1 Thank Bibek C
Bali, Indonesia
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80 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Collection of the artifacts and the explanation of ancient China history was great. The special exhibit was the mummified corps. You should check it out !

Thank Daniel Vince G
Los Angeles
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

I can't believe anyone wrote that this museum was only worth coming to for the mummy. Yes, the mummy is incredible, but there are 2000 year old millet cakes, 2000 year old everyday personal artifacts and clothing that belonged to this woman that are in almost perfect condition! It's almost like you get a real window into the past. This... More 

2 Thank Jennifer M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

I went today 27th December 2012 and it is closed for 3 years. On their website you can find the following: "Now the renovation and expansion project of Hunan Provincial Museum gets under full swing. In order to guarantee the smooth progress and quality of the project and avoid accidents towards visitors or cultural relics, Hunan Provincial Museum is to... More 

7 Thank Ian T
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

this one was excellent. Worth the time to queue up and see just what came out of those tombs, and in such condition after all those centuries.

Thank David S
Samar Island, Philippines
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84 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

This museum is a big building all materials made from marbles and granite, the flooring are shinny and very clean, the visitors are guided accordingly with and English tourguide, The queue is long but well organized, the stone walls in going inside the museum is already an attraction, it has an sculptured figures that carries it own story, inside are... More 

Thank Tessa B
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97 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We were not given any warning that this musuem is closed. If we had known, we would have planned other things. Waste 1.5 days.

4 Thank mrsflorencegoh
Hong Kong, China
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

The museum has a fruitful collection of historical items in various kinds, eg. pottery, ceramics, bronze, stones, textiles, calligraphy; many of them were uncovered from the big Han Dynasty tomb, including the well preserved mummy lady Dai. The admission fee is waived at the moment; not sure how long will this offer last.

Thank FionaKwok

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