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Address: No.4 Chaotiangong, Baixia District, Nanjing, China
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+86 25 8446 6460
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Entrance fee: free (as long as you bring the passport) There are lot to be seen inside, from dinosaurs era, China kingdom artifacts, till replica of China old town. It's big and... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Regina M
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Entrance fee: free (as long as you bring the passport) There are lot to be seen inside, from dinosaurs era, China kingdom artifacts, till replica of China old town. It's big and organized. My favorite is the replica of China old town, they make it really real that I felt I traveled back time haha :)) There's a tea house... More 

Thank Regina M
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

We have come to the conclusion, that, if, you have seen one museum in City, you have seen them all in China. Not as big as the Beijing museum but still huge. It has about six halls that start from prehistoric era till the late Qing dynasty. The good thing was when we arrived at about 1330hrs, there was a... More 

Thank GLLK54
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

If you wish to know about the the chinese civilization and culture, then you must visit this place. The artefacts in this museum are a source for colossal knowledge for generations to come.

Thank Shanti Swaroop K
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374 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I spent 1-2 hours looking around this wonderful museum which told me a great deal of useful information on Chinese civilization. Well worth a visit.

Thank RossOrpington
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Best place to learn for Chinese culture and history of Nanjing city. Better to be with some chinese people or guide to learn about all the monuments

Thank Cerina27
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36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We visited here to see an exhibition of Han/Ming/Qing/more jewellery and silken clothing that my partner was most satisfied by. We didn't pay the extra fee to see the 'special exhibit' in the central hall and weren't sure what exactly was inside. I spent an hour looking through the side halls where the history of Nanjing was described in quite... More 

Thank HaydenOpie
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78 reviews
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

Not to be confused with the Nanjing Museum. This is a different one. Set in Chaotian Palace with many displays of artifacts, from fossils and tools, to bronze, porcelain, jades and silk. There were so much to look at, we spent hours there. A good time to learn about the history of Nanjing, and also an escape from the summer... More 

1 Thank Bee A
Davis, California
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Reviewed 3 June 2015

I am really impressed by this museum. My older kids love it. They are 6 and 8. My youngest 2 is impartial. There are audio guides for rent if you are interested in the history. The english is actually pretty decent on the guides. We usually take my kids through the fossils then head down to the digital museum. That... More 

Thank PJChiang
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

We went on a rainy day, thinking it would be nice to let the children see the place. The children were bored. And moving from one hall to another, we got wet. The grounds were slippery.

3 Thank Christina C
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60 reviews
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

The museum has recently been moved to a palace, and is very well laid out. The exhibits are of good quality and well marked. Definitely worth the time!

3 Thank Lars860

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