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Nanjing Museum (Nanjing Bowuyuan)

No.321 Zhongshan East Road, Nanjing 210004, China
+86 25 8480 2119
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Travel back in time

It was a unique experience seeing the collections from thousands years ago to recent a hundred... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2017
Monica T
Lots to see!

We went to the museum for a short trip out, which subsequently meant that we didn't get to see to... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2017
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

It was a unique experience seeing the collections from thousands years ago to recent a hundred year. Truly amazing and rich educational experience. Some part of the museum were decorated to mimic a particular time of the year so you would feel like living back...More

Thank Monica T
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

We went to the museum for a short trip out, which subsequently meant that we didn't get to see to much of it. I'd say to really appreciate it you would need to set a whole day aside! But, what we did see was very...More

1  Thank JennaSB
Reviewed January 28, 2017

As the previous review suggests, this museum is for Nanjing, what the Louvre is for Paris. History, from the pre-historic period to the modern is tastefully done, without an overload of ceramics or relics, like you might find in the Nation Museum of Xian. The...More

1  Thank Lilijp03
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Amazing place. Multiple buildings. Chinese history from dinosaurs through all the dynasties. Complete jade burial suit, miniature scale ancient cities, pottery galore, and lots more. No way to see all in a day. About 2 P.M. there is traditional Chinese Opera on a full stage...More

1  Thank ron m
Reviewed December 27, 2016

Visited this museum with my family. All the tickets are issued via the automated ticketing machines. The museum contains exhibits from a few hundred years ago to recent history like Qing Dynasty, Nationalist Government era to Modern China. Very informative for kids and adults alike....More

Thank yihleong
Reviewed December 26, 2016

You should definitely be here to understand the history and the culture of china. The place is definitely huge and you need some good amount of patience to go through each and every artifact and understand its significance. I especially liked the descriptions about the...More

Thank Shanti Swaroop K
Reviewed December 25, 2016

It was a very cold day in january, perfect wheather to visit a museum. Entry was free for turists, it organisedcin big rooms for the several ages, starting from dinosauria skelets to the republic

Thank Marcello-torino-2016
Reviewed November 29, 2016

This modern museum was the best one I visited in China. Excellent, very interesting exhibits, and a lot of useul information to put it all in a historical context. And what's best, the museum is free! (as long as you bring your passport).

1  Thank teturtia
Reviewed November 27, 2016

It is the vast complex from several buildings. The main is for history, the next for ancient art (the most interesting), other one for the modern art (sculpture and 100 years old street worth visiting)

Thank Zeituni
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Exit via exit 1 from Ming Palace/Minggugong (line 2) and walk all the way straight till you see the museum. free ticket is available from the counter staff by displaying your passport. the museum consists of several buildings which are connected via the underground link....More

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