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This is not on the usual tour stops. But it is a very good museum with lots of cultural icons and historical information. Housed in a beautiful new, large building, it is worth a visit if you have a free day while in Chengdu. Note:...More
This is a very well thought-out museum, with each floor presenting a different major period of Chinese history and crafts and artifacts from those periods. It is highly interactive, with videos, audio and plenty of models to show what Chengdu would have looked like during...More
Full of interesting artifacts and statues, this museum helps you understand China's history well. The main time periods are described in English as well as Chinese the museum is laid out clearly to show you treasures from each one. They have some very cool artifacts...More
Caters well to foreigners, which is not always a granted thing in central China, it is spaciously laid out, well curated and has some very interesting exhibits, especially the stone age age and bronze age items. You must see the stone rhino !!
One of the best museums I have visited. Each floor covers a period in history for Chengdu, it does not overwhelm you with too many artefacts or info. Enough English to understand what is what, with short films, displays, maps, models of villages and life...More
Free admission (take your passport) and not crowded at all.
There wasn’t a queue when I went either. Great to spend a few hours here.
You can learn a lot about Chengdu’s history as there is enough English explanation around. The museum is pretty large...More
What a stunning museum! The building is a huge contrast to the staid Sichuan Museum (whose facilities are far inferior - the better air circulation at the Chengdu Museum made my visit far more comfortable). The collection is in no way inferior to the other...More