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Shanxi Museum

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By surprise we visited this museum. A very modern new building with lots of interesting old objects... read more

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The museum consists of very old artifacts dated back to BC. I really think the museum is well... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2018
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The Shanxi Museum is a wonderful provincial museum managed by the government of Shanxi Province, home of some of the oldest history in China. The museum is located in Taiyuan, the capital city of Shanxi, in a modern four-storey building. It was...more
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No.13 Binhe West Road, North Section, Taiyuan 030024, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By surprise we visited this museum. A very modern new building with lots of interesting old objects and scenes of China.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

The museum consists of very old artifacts dated back to BC. I really think the museum is well organized and their explanations are well documented.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

By all accounts, the museum is very interesting, but the guards at the door are over-vigilant. It was minus 17 and they turned us away at the door.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Had a one day layover in Taiyuan between my travels and decided to check this museum out. It has an excellent layout and goes thru the region from the Neolithic thru the later dynasties. It is a very good overview of ancient history with some...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

We totally enjoyed visiting the museum. They got the best treasures of Chinese history. From bronze status of 5000 years ago, to gold coins,paintings, and ceramics. Also love the temporary exhibition of a Chinese artist Xin Dongwang’s life and art.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

the exhibitions focused on the zhanguo era, or the warring states era. the museum does have guided talk, which make the tour really informative

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

10 October , raining day, Took a taxi from Sofitel hotel to shanxi museum. Traffic was bad so it took almost an hour to get there. Once we arrived, we were lost. Facing the museum there are two queues. queue on the left are free...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Lots of exhibits about the history of China, except it wasn't very interesting for our kids. Long entry queue but they let seniors and young children skip the line.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Elaine L
Reviewed July 16, 2017

We spent our first afternoon in Shanxi here and were really glad we did. The museum (which is free) shows, chronologically how the area developed. It is extremely interesting how and why this region became so rich and powerful 500 years ago. The facility is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Rowland45
Reviewed May 1, 2017

I visited this with a party which included 10 disabled children - four of whom were in wheelchairs.If there is a way of getting them in without carrying them and the wheelchairs up the impressive stairs to the entry, we didn't find it to get...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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