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Xinjiang Regional Museum (Qu Bowuguan)

Xi Bei Lu 132, Urumqi 830000, China
+86 991 455 2826
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Xi Bei Lu 132, Urumqi 830000, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This modern and well laid out museum is a great introduction to Uyghur history and culture. A highlight was definitely the mummified corpses which were amazingly preserved in the desert climate. Other interesting displays were ancient ceramics, art, and musical instruments. Don't miss this great...More

Thank Janelizabeth56
Reviewed October 10, 2017

This museum was full of interesting and strange sights. The mummies found in the Taklamakan desert were not disappointing and weird. But the most weird was the Chinese tomb guards - half animal half human. And then there was the extensive display of each of...More

Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Arrived on a rainy afternoon on 5th Oct and made the mistake of having the GPS search for Urumqi national museum, which was about 5km by car from this museum. Managed to get correct directions for this museum and arrived at almost 4pm. Last entry...More

Thank Maildeshere
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

We visited this place early in the morning to avoid the crowd There are sections dedicated to the minority group of tribes in xianjiang The wax statures are lively They also showed many original mummies unearned along the Tianshan area at least 3 thousand years...More

Thank Allan & Amy T
Reviewed September 12, 2017

I visited the museum on my first day in the city, and it set up a great picture of the place I was visiting. This museum has both ancient and modern exhibits (mummies!) and plenty to read in English. Easily finished in half a day,...More

Thank AubreyDella
Reviewed September 6, 2017

excellent museum, very modern and well kept. mummies a must see, but all the exhibits are very interesting

Thank cbramon
Reviewed August 30, 2017

The history of the mummies and in particular "Loulan Beauty" is amazing and very interesting. Also enjoyed the exhibition of the minor ethic groups, this is very well presented with displays of daily life. There is some beautiful porcelain plates on display. I had an...More

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Excellent display of diversified ethnic region and varied cultural background. I have always looked forward to visiting the great west of China since I was young, majorly attracted by the pluralised culture in this region, this museum is definitely an assortment of all the marvellous...More

Thank Qiangping W
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

This was quite a decent museum with many interesting things to see within a comfortable window of 2-3 hours. The main exhibits were with curation in English, which was also well written and informative, but many other interesting things were only labeled in Uyghur and...More

Thank TOsunnyfirst
Reviewed June 2, 2017

The better part of three hours of our day was spent at the Xinjiang Regional Museum in Urumqi recently and it was time well spent for sure. Small but well set up museum, bright and labeled for ease of everyone, the mummies are really the...More

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