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Terracotta Warriors Museum

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All reviews same building half size film showing interesting insight entrance fee well worth a visit figures soldiers army youngsters programme
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of those things that you have to be fascinated about in order to enjoy it. Kids would probably find it incredibly boring especially if the parent isn’t prepared to explain this incredible find. The film was interesting to watch, it explained what...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Eb0nyuk72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seeing the terracotta warriors was interesting yet not as impressive as I'd hoped. Not quite sure my 6 yr old appreciated it as much as the Tutenkhamen exhibition also in Dorchester .

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Daisie0305
Reviewed August 14, 2019 via mobile

On a rainy day and being on a family holiday in Dorset I was looking for something to do with my 6 and 4 year olds. When looking online at tickets for this museum an advert sprang up for Gold Saver tickets, where entry could...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank DaveH784
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

What a disappointment, over priced basically one room split into two sections with replica warriors. Boring 30 minute video about the First Emperor overplayed, awful quality. Waste of time and money don't bother.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank U1540CGheatherh
Reviewed July 15, 2019

The film was very comprehensive and to see the figures (although replicas) added authenticity to the museum. An hour well worth it - it is only small but certainly if packed with great artifacts.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Janette B
Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

Did 5-1 ticket and all five were small and pretty rubbish. Wish we had saved our money. Souvenirs are cheap rubbish too.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Montylola
Reviewed June 8, 2019

Fulll size replica warriors, along with half size versions to examine more closely. The faces are exquisitely modelled and every one is different. If you have time, be sure to watch the video explaining the history.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Kath A
Reviewed May 21, 2019

We bought the GoldSaverPass (type that into your browser - though I think the ticket can also be bought on the day at the museums). This gives two adults and two children admission to all four/five museums for less than £50. That's less than £15...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Steve P
Reviewed May 19, 2019

We enjoyed visiting this museum, wished it had of been a bit bigger though. The staff were fantastic & very helpful.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank sweep2410
Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

Family visit to Dorchester. This was one of the five museums visited using the Gold Pass. Informative, well laid out and plenty to look at. It is contained in a small space but kept us occupied for over 2 hours. Well Done!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jon M
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