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Hunan Provincial Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lady Xin Zhui

The main reason we came here just because the Lady Xin Zhui, a 2000 years old mummified body. What... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2019
hweeying
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Super crowded but fun

Made the mistake of visiting this museum during China’s National Holiday period. I think there was... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
DorothyL968
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

The main reason we came here just because the Lady Xin Zhui, a 2000 years old mummified body. What an eye opener moment for me when I looking at the body. Must come if you are gonna travel to Changsha. The entrance is free. Visited...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Made the mistake of visiting this museum during China’s National Holiday period. I think there was more than 10,000 standing in line to get in. My family and I had made ticket purchases online and the line moved along quite quickly. The exhibits were well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

I spent 2 hours visiting the part of the museum dedicated to the tomb of the King’s wife. The mommy itself is impressive in how well preserved it is (May be the hair is a bit too much) but the entire display was very appealing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank vprieto
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We picked the right time to visit - mid afternoon - after all the tour bus parties. Well arranged exhibits - at the start of each section there is English translations but none on the exhibits. Huge collection of items from early farming days to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

I went to this museum in August- the lines were neverending. We stood for more than an hour in line in the sun. By the time we passed security etc we were exhausted. Aside from that, the museum itself is extremely crowded but beautiful. It's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, big newly renovated museum. Free admission but bring your passport. Ancient tomb finds including a mummy. History of Hunan. More than enough for a day trip.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Given the scorched earth policy adapted by the Chinese government, and the destruction of many of Hunan’s historical artifacts, I was astonished by how many items were displayed in the museum. Many of the ceramics on display were buried and had to be excavated. Others...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Wander-n-BounTEA
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

This museum full history of changsha, and the tomb is one interesting display in museum. Just show our international passport, we can enter the museum free.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

I think this is one of the best museums I have been to in China. From the front entrance to the exit it is a place of wonder.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Wachtel1943
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

Spacious and modern. But only introduction panels for each room are in English. No English translations for the exhibits. Only Chinese. It is an important museum and there should be more English. Plus too crowded.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Yes it is open. I just visited last month.
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