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Guangdong Museum

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Address: No.2 Zhujiang East Road, Zhujiang New City, Tianhe District, Guangzhou 510110, China
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+86 20 3804 6886
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Very well put together, interesting and a lot of artefacts. Do avoid this place during the public holidays as it gets extremely crowded. My friend went on a public holiday with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The architect Rokko Yim who designed this building .I attended his talk before. according to him this building is designed base on a concept of the chinese treasure box.his main intention is to creat a simple form with minimum opening which would give surprises to visitors when walk through the building. At the entry we need to move on a... More 

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Cowra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Zhenhai Tower houses the museum and its location provided a good view of the city. The exhibition covers Guongzhou's history over the past 5000 years. Another must see and visit.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I came at about 4pm and managed to get the free first 5000 entry tickets through flashing our passports (or ID for locals). The Museum is worth a visit. It has over 4 levels of exhibitions and gallery and was very informative in relation to Guangzhou's history. My favorite was the marine animals and dinosaurs fossil feature... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The museums in Shanghai and Beijing were much better. This one was large but scanty on interesting exhibits; I did not see any notable international exhibits.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Some of the wood carving and gilded wood objects are truly stunning. But an awful lot of this museum lacks any modern approach to museum experience. For non-Mandarin or non-Cantonese speakers, very minimal English throughout. Neither guides nor item descriptions are in English. Don't bother.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Impressive from outside, depressive inside. huge corridors and lack or art pieces displayed. everything looks empty. The only interesting section is the woodcarving masterpieces which are a top to be seen but deserve by the building.

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Our 2nd visit to this museum for the exhibition on Anhui history and culture which will end on 27 Nov 2016. All exhibits and artefacts were moved from Anhui Museum for short term display in this museum. The exhibition arrangement started with the history of settlement of first group of habitants, wood and stone craftwork, paintings of Huangshan, etc. On... More 

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Toa Payoh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Very well put together, interesting and a lot of artefacts. Do avoid this place during the public holidays as it gets extremely crowded. My friend went on a public holiday with family and they couldn't get in, with a large queue waiting outside in the sun. I will go back again :)

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We didn't plan this museum because we didn't think we'd have time but we were in the area an hour before closing (just before they stopped letting people in). The museum is free and since we only had an hour will chose 1 exhibit (history) to visit. There is lots of information in English and it's well presented except for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Nice place kids can run around, nice exhibit of dinosaurs clean bathrooms. Friendly staff. Brig your food if you have little kids and planning to stay over 4 hours.

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