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Address: Hehuan Road, Jianxi District, Luoyang 471000, China
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Phone Number: +86 379 6579 1890
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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We spent about an hour inside the museum. There are lots of exhibitions but the best pieces are located in a room called "special treasures" where you find the Tang Tri-color... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 18, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We spent about an hour inside the museum. There are lots of exhibitions but the best pieces are located in a room called "special treasures" where you find the Tang Tri-color glazed potteries and other bronze-copper pieces.

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Picton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

As a tourist make sure to bring your passport along upon showing your passport in the ticket office you will receive a free entrance ticket, no passport you cant go in. Several displays of different Chinese Dynasties in here with some spectacular Chinese art and pottery in display. A good half day here is more than enough specially if you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

The Luoyang Museum is just wonderful for many reasons. First the building is how one expects a museum to be - large and impressive. The exhibits on display are quite extraordinary especially those of the Tang Dynasty. You simply must check out the Horse Breaker and the Horse sculpture. Of course, there were other types of exhibits - calligraphy, pottery,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

If you only have time for one museum in Luoyang, go to the tomb museum. Come here if you have time. This is a modern museum with a good collection of Chinese artefacts dating from the Neolithic period onwards. Of particular note are the Shang and Zhou bronzes and the tomb artefacts, pottery and everyday items from the Han period-Song... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

I don't know why this place doesn't have more (and better) reviews. As far as museums go, this one is amazing. The ceramic collection is astounding, as good as any I've seen anywhere. For such a relative backwater city (Luoyang), the museum is very well-organized, with a clear and coherent display... and, of course, free. It is, admittedly, a bit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

Having been the Tang dynasty capital for a few hundred years before Xi'an, Luoyang is a treasure hunt ground for archaeologists. The city is under heavy reconstruction and every new dig reveals historic treasures. Most of them end up in the fabulous and quiet Luoyang Museum. Do not miss it.

Thank frenchteddywww
Xi'an, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Part of a China Discovery Tour for a group of eight teachers. We spent an hour and a half here but could have spent longer. Nearly all the displays had English explanations.A visual tour of major dynasties represented in Luoyang

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful museum. The ticket is free, please prepare your passport to receive your ticket. It has a lot precious items from many dynasties. Very nice experience. It might be easier to go there from old city by taxi. For us it cost 16 rmb .

Thank wanyabeer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

A taxi costs you Rmb 16 from Luoyang Longmen station. It is very new and clean and well laid out. It's more on ancient China. Unfortunately the city itself has nothing to offer. There is storage cubicles for your luggage and a big bag can be accommodated. Currently, everything is free, including entry and luggage storage. The museum shop provided... More 

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Norwalk, CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Interesting and free museum. This museum has a wide variety of displays from history to art. Many of their art forms interested peonies such as calligraphy, painting, and pottery. Across the street is a huge park to walk through as well.

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