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Xi'an Museum

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Address: 72 Youyi Xilu, Xi'an 710068, China
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Free yet quiet Museum

The Xi'An Museum consists of the museum, a huge garden, the small goose pagoda and the Jian Fu Temple. This museum is free (unless you want to go up to the Small Goose Pagoda... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
George Town, Malaysia
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George Town, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Xi'An Museum consists of the museum, a huge garden, the small goose pagoda and the Jian Fu Temple. This museum is free (unless you want to go up to the Small Goose Pagoda, which costs 30 yuan each). For foreign tourists, we can get free tickets by showing them our passports. The thing that I love most about this... More 

1 Thank UnderBigHill
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a whole morning examining all the various items in this museum which were of unique note. I was sorry there was not much evidence of porcelain.

Thank Deborah D
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small collection considering the size of the museum. Despite this, because of the much smaller crowd I felt like I could actually enjoy the museum.

Thank jouellet23
South UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

I seem to be suffering from repeated hyperbole when writing my reviews of our trip to China this year, but this museum is definitely perfectly formed from the lovely building which incorporates the influences of local culture to the exhibits which include my most favourite ever gold dragon. Probably only a 2-3 hours visit max, but a deeply enriching 2-3... More 

Thank Graysgirl
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is a free entry museum and therefore, when we arrived, the line for the tickets was very long. Fortunately, there was an option to pay for another exhibit and get immediate entry which we availed. The museum isn't that large and it was very crowded by students as well. The displays are well marked and the extra exhibit that... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is a big building for the number of exhibits on show. I assume it's size is designed to handle large groups of people like school outings. What they do have is very interesting with a lot of ancient artifacts. Take a look at the floor of the basement which shows the local geographical features and rivers and the movement... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

The museum and the park are free. The small goose pagoda is 30rmb, but not really worth it. Better go see the big wild goose pagoda. The museum is very interesting to get some background i formation before visiting xian.

Thank Severine B
Urumqi, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

It is located behind the Small Goose Pagoda, with fewer visitor and free of charge. Though it is much smaller than the provincial museum in Xian, but it is quite interesting to view the model of old Xian in the basement.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

October saw a visit to the Museum and the set up is good. Clean bright and easy to navigate once inside. The displays are welll set out and I enjoyed it very much. Recommended to all.

Thank fredbearbigears
Heathrow, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Four stories of a large collection of artifacts and works of art gave us the impression of the old china and its connection to the rest of the world.

Thank alicetullo

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