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Museum of Chinese History (Zhongguo Lishi Bowuguan)

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We passed the extensive security checks and made it into this impressive museum. Stunning beyond... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2017
Emma D
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Nowra, Australia
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Chinese history neatly displayed ... Very interesting

This museum is across the street from Tiananmen Square, consisting of a colossal building of great... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2014
vsomerset
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Cape Town
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Mar 22, 2017
“Traveling Beijing”
Dec 27, 2015
“Learning Chinese history the communist way”
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Eastern side of Tiananmen Square, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
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Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

We passed the extensive security checks and made it into this impressive museum. Stunning beyond words! The scale of this place is hard to fathom. Give yourself a full day and then some. Beautifully laid out and superb presentation with most items also described in...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2015

In this museum you have a chance to learn about the modern history of China from the stand point of the communist regim. Here the Chinese history is described, in short, as: China was in bad shape, then came the communists and saved China and...More

2  Thank Signhild_N
Reviewed October 19, 2014

This museum is across the street from Tiananmen Square, consisting of a colossal building of great architecture. You can use your passport for free entry, but be warned of the long queues. The museum houses a very comprehensive display of Chinese cultural history, that will...More

2  Thank vsomerset
Reviewed October 2, 2014

A very comprehensive display of Chinese cultural history. Its a great place to get away from the crowds, enjoy the exhibits and have a coffee before venturing onto more displays. A very comprehensive display of ancient China. Be prepared to have your bags scanned and...More

2  Thank Don T
Reviewed April 16, 2012

Used to be very dull but after having undergone major reconstruction work (done by German architecture firm) now well worth a visit. Great design and the bi-lingual exhibition in the basement is interesting!

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