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Address: No.19 Luobulinka Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000, China
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Phone Number: 0891-6835244
10:04 am - 5:31 pm
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7-Night Everest Base Camp and Tibet Tour

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Liked what was on display, but beware of explanations

The artefacts are really beautiful and they should be seen if you have a couple of hours spare in Lhasa. Unfortunately, the museum is used as a propaganda tool and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent 2 hours , lots of history of the people, dress, and artifacts relating to the culture and influence of buddhism. A must see stop. The artifacts well kept and from all over the tibet region. Learned alot about the tibet people and culture

Thank Chris K
Lhasa, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a museum with everything about lhasa is inside, there are thangkas and statues and also also history of tibet.

Thank Ngodup8848
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The artefacts are really beautiful and they should be seen if you have a couple of hours spare in Lhasa. Unfortunately, the museum is used as a propaganda tool and the explanation on history are best ignored.

Thank GoranWembley
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

On the day of arrival, it was heavy rain, so the best place to begin with is the museum. It kind of a good storytelling style of display. How and why it became Tibet, a part of China today. Don't think too much about propaganda, just learn what they want to tell you, that's fine.

Thank Danaiya T
Olympia, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

"peaceful liberation of Tibet" You get the point, so if you visit be prepared to be angered by the Chinese version of the occupation of Tibet and all that has followed since.

Thank p0pcycle
Los Angeles, California
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Please know that when you visit this museum, much of the history is told from the Chinese government's point of view. They present the invasion into Tibet as a "liberation" of Tibet. Be sure to read an accurate history before you expose yourself to this version of the events.

Thank iSkylark
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I can take or leave museums depending on how much interest they create. This one was a mixture of (to me) reasonably boring bits and some interesting parts. I wasn't too interested in the formal exhibits of rocks and implements but found the visual sections, eg- the model of Tibetan villages, the inside of their houses and the video of... More 

Thank BobBonHere
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Go to see older historical items but don't go for an honest history lesson. Chinese propaganda at its finest and some history is completely inaccurate. Will never go back.

Thank katravler
Bryansk, Bryansk, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Very nice museum. Entrance was free of charge when I visited it. It is not very big, but you can spend about an hour wtching tibetan artifacts, arts and know some from the history of Tibet. It is situated near the Norbulingka, so you can visit it before or after the Lama's summer park.

Thank Владимир Ж
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Not a modern museum with video or audio aids but I do like it. It shows rich history of Tibet. What amazed me were the many imperial documents & decrees being written in 2 or more languages, such as Chinese and Tibetan or Chinese with Mongolian, etc. So multi-lingualism was already a popular practise so many hundreds years ago. The... More 

Thank GoingGoingGone04

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