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Hunan Provincial Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The museum is wonderful and wonderful, you should visit the wonders of ancient artifacts and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lamyaa B
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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great introduction to Changsha and environs history

Excellent museum that is well thought out and managed. On the day of my visit it was not crowded... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Apex, North Carolina
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No.50 Dongfeng Road, Changsha 410005, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is wonderful and wonderful, you should visit the wonders of ancient artifacts and treasures, thousands of years old, has the oldest 5,000-year-old mummy found in China, the museum is well arranged and free for tourists, should be visited away from the center 15...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent museum that is well thought out and managed. On the day of my visit it was not crowded which made the visit even easier

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent museum with a lot to see. The best is the exhibit of the tomb relics on the third floor and the tomb, itself. Don’t pay any attention to Google maps, which lists this as permanently closed. It is open and free...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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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
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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
Thank Mira R
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
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Response from hweeying | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open. I just visited last month.