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Yunnan Provincial Museum

Wuyi Lu 118, Kunming, China
+86 871 6728 6223
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Nice, lots of things to look at

Went with a friend, we had a gray time wondering around and looking at the items. Very limited... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2016
Linnea M
via mobile
far away but worth the trip

This museum has shifted from city centre to about 45 minute taxi ride away. If you can make it was... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2015
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19 Mar 2016
“Nice, lots of things to look at”
23 Jun 2015
“far away but worth the trip”
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Wuyi Lu 118, Kunming, China
+86 871 6728 6223
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Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Went with a friend, we had a gray time wondering around and looking at the items. Very limited English but even so things were interesting to see. The tad bit of English there was was useful and cool information. If you're looking for something to...More

Thank Linnea M
Reviewed 23 June 2015

This museum has shifted from city centre to about 45 minute taxi ride away. If you can make it was worth it and it's free (if you bring your id / passports) - can probably spend half a day here. A huge well designed and...More

Thank furrysporran
Reviewed 27 November 2014

The ground floor of the building which used to be the Yunnan Provincial Museum is now given over to an exhibition of contemporary Chinese art. For some reason the Provincial Museum is now located a very long way away, though you will not find this...More

1  Thank Tim W
Reviewed 16 November 2014

After walking around the city centre all walking really wanted to visit this museum but unfortunately it was completely emptied without any info when will the exhibition come back.

Thank _Matea_2411
Reviewed 17 October 2013

The outside of this building looks like one of those bland old Soviet-era huge buildings. Inside, though surprisingly it was not some dreaded dusty old-style museum but instead, everything looked reasonably modern and well-lit. The ancient Dian kingdom exhibits are interesting. There are some nice...More

Thank pianocello
Reviewed 30 September 2013

I don't understand the negative reviews of this place. It may not be the Met, but this is China, not NYC. My wife and I found the well-lit exhibits of native costumes very informative, not to mention colorful. And it's free.

Thank Saunterer1099
Reviewed 1 June 2013

This definitely isn't the best provincial museum in China, but it's free. I went this week to see a visiting exhibit of photos by two French photographers, Bruno Barbey and Marc Ribaud. Well worth while, but I think this visiting exhibit ends very soon. Visiting...More

1  Thank ZhongguoKM
Reviewed 28 April 2013

One of the principal attractions of the busy city of Kunming (another is Cuihu Park with its restful tea garden beside the lake), the Yunnan Provincial Museum now offers a nicely judged balance of exhibitions. In Spring 2013 the temporary exhibition was of European photographers'...More

Thank Rostego
Reviewed 4 March 2013

They have a great display of minority nationality costumes & artifacts on the top floor. I visited this museum 5+ years ago & it has improved significantly since then.

Thank Yuxi
Reviewed 2 July 2012

its small muzseum, at anothers rooms are temporary exibition - tickets, no so very interesting, we visited exhibition of guns,pistols, weapons ,mashine guns, its just o 300 guns , also movie about China revolutions, so 2 tickets, one houer for everything to see, The building...More

Thank sp6smj
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