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The Antiquarium of The Palace Museum

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Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There is a small entrance fee but worth seeing the treasures and antiques. The nine dragon wall is located here. Clock and Watch Gallery contains all the beautiful and ornate clocks given as gifts from other countries. Treasure Gallery has exquisite items of the emperors...More

Thank Betty C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can spend hours looking around at all the exhibits in the palace museum so allow a few days to do so as it becomes tiring after a few hours.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extra 10 yuan at the entrance. Beautiful jewels and ornaments. Amazing precious stones. Well worth it.

Thank Lions300
Reviewed April 28, 2018

This area had some beautiful items but were very hard to see. The Chinese people are very rude and have no sense of manners or anyone else around them. You will stand in line to see the display and take a picture and they will...More

Thank Texasstarr
Reviewed December 8, 2017

While the Forbidden Palace is approximately six hundred or so years old, its collection of treasures, accumulated by successive generations of emperors, dates back to as far back as the 10th century. So to say that the collection is considerable (about 1.8 million, to be...More

Thank ianwyj
Reviewed December 1, 2017

Loved it so much, The Antiquarium of The Palace Museum has a great collection of dynasty old artefacts.

Thank Emma G
Reviewed September 22, 2017

The forbidden city is a complex of buildings, viewed from the exterior. That's why visiting this add on museum is so important. it is the portion that is an actual museum with artifacts and museum displays. Check the map, it is in the building adjacent...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2017

Many treasures of the emperors were displayed in a row one after another. I admit that I didn’t enjoy it as much as I had in other Chinese museums.

Thank RayParks
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Absolutely stunning display of the treasure the emperors had. Craftsmanship to the extreme of human ability. Pay the entrance fee, see the items from heaven.

Thank HKeater
Reviewed April 2, 2017

The Antiquarium of the Palace Museum is located along the Eastern side of the Forbidden City. The treasure trove displayed here is amazing and gives an insight into the enormous wealth and status of the Emperors. However some write-up would be helpful as well as...More

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