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“Top Museums of All Time” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Shaanxi History Museum

Shaanxi History Museum
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Xi'an Full-Day Trip: Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum and Xi'an Museum
Ranked #7 of 333 things to do in Xi'an
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Owner description: This history museum, housed in a magnificent Confucian Temple, features more than 370,000 pieces of historical relics mainly from the Zhou to the Tang periods (1100B.C. to 907 A.D.).
Chicago
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Top Museums of All Time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

The Louvre, The Metropolitan, the Shanghai Museum. All great, but they don't have what the Shaanxi History Museum has: a collection that will stand on end your understanding of ancient craftsmanship and ingenuity.
This is an absolute must-see if you are in Xi'an.

Visited March 2013
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“History lesson”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Lots of interesting stuff to see, and the admission is free!! Near the Pagoda, so swing by there afterwards.

Visited January 2014
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Chicago
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“World class treatment of some fine artifacts”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This is a new, modern museum with beautiful artifacts from all over the province as well as some other areas of China. The very best examples of the Terracotta Warriors are here. They can control the lighting and preserve the original paint colors here so it is the best home for the best of the Warriors. The gardens around the museum are nicely done and the restrooms are clean. You will find history going back in millenniums here.

Visited October 2013
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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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“"Take time for history"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

If you have time, should be here you will see a lof of history more than 3000 years, has the movies history show. Lot of pottery history.

Visited December 2013
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“Another Must-Visit Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Visiting Xian is for the culture and history of the ancient city, and the Museum gives you the true taste of Chinese history and the magnificent creations of arts and culture by its people started a few thousand years ago.

Visited May 2013
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