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The Shanxi Museum is a wonderful provincial museum managed by the government of Shanxi Province, home of some of the oldest history in China. The museum is located in Taiyuan, the capital city of Shanxi, in a modern four-storey building. It was...more
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No.13 Binhe West Road, North Section, Taiyuan 030024, China
Had a one day layover in Taiyuan between my travels and decided to check this museum out. It has an excellent layout and goes thru the region from the Neolithic thru the later dynasties. It is a very good overview of ancient history with some...More
We totally enjoyed visiting the museum. They got the best treasures of Chinese history. From bronze status of 5000 years ago, to gold coins，paintings, and ceramics. Also love the temporary exhibition of a Chinese artist Xin Dongwang’s life and art.
10 October , raining day,
Took a taxi from Sofitel hotel to shanxi museum. Traffic was bad so it took almost an hour to get there. Once we arrived, we were lost. Facing the museum there are two queues. queue on the left are free...More
We spent our first afternoon in Shanxi here and were really glad we did. The museum (which is free) shows, chronologically how the area developed. It is extremely interesting how and why this region became so rich and powerful 500 years ago. The facility is...More
I visited this with a party which included 10 disabled children - four of whom were in wheelchairs.If there is a way of getting them in without carrying them and the wheelchairs up the impressive stairs to the entry, we didn't find it to get...More
Because ShanXi is th place of the earlier Chinese kingdoms, here you can see many of the ancient artifacts like stone and bronze wares, ancient weapons, coins & money. You don't see a lot of famous paintings & stuff of latter times. The museum itself...More
Incredible amalgamation of over 200,000 artifacts from the Shanxi area. An archeological treasure allowing the chronology of Chinese heritage from 6th century BC to present times. Most things are in English- they have good audio guides, and actual live person guides - both worth the...More