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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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We went for the dinosaurs!

Our son is Dino mad, and if you show your passport you get free entry, a win for shoestring travellers like us! The dinosaur display is not huge, but good nonetheless. 10-20... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our son is Dino mad, and if you show your passport you get free entry, a win for shoestring travellers like us! The dinosaur display is not huge, but good nonetheless. 10-20 skeletons, mainly found in China. There is also a t-rex skull from America. The other non-dinosaur displays are also quite interesting, even if we sped through them. There... More 

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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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206 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is housed in a very artsy looking building, with exhibits on four floors. Most have at least a summary title in English, and there are many more detailed descriptions in English. I was amazed by the amount and quality of the exhibits. I spent about four hours there and took over 700 photos. The exhibits include: Selection of... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is really great. It is modern and accessible. There are 4 floors of displays. Nearby it is nice walkdown to the Pearl River.

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Guangzhou, China
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Normally, I avoid visiting museums, but when the outside already looks so artistic it must be the same on the inside. Entry is free, just show them your passport or ID card. The building is very impressive on the inside: there are four floors you can visit. Each floor has a few exhibition halls. In some halls, there is no... More 

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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is one of the top visited museums in Asia and I learned a lot from the experience. This definitely can be a full day museum and each gallery has a distinct focus on the Guangdong province. I will return here when I go back to Guangzhou again. The admission is free, just bring your passport.

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Well worth a visit. Arrive early in the morning to avoid crowds. Open Tues to Sunday from 09:00 to 17:00, last entrance is at 16:00. Entrance is free but remember to bring a form of ID (passport, identity card etc). Staff are helpful and you will enjoy a good half day visit to the various permanent exhibitions. Great way to... More 

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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I was there right after visiting the square who the TV tower is, the museum features many different eras of South China ever since Shang Dynasty. Many different kinds of architectures and even clothings of the ancient era exist there. Then the modern ages, there's the big portrait of Sun Wen--Sun Zhong Shan, the founding father of China!

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Firstly, this magnificent museum is free to enter. It opens from Tuesday to Sunday from 0900-1700 (last admission 1600). The next bit of good news is that there is a vast amount of information in English and all the pamphlets - available just inside the front doors, are free. The exhibition really covers the top two floors - 3 and... More 

Thank Melbournerebel
Manila, Philippines
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70 reviews
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

I was impressed by the collection here, and grateful to have gone when there wasn't a big crowd. The building itself is very interesting to look at from the outside.

Thank MayAllBeingsBeHappy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

One of the more interesting things to do in Guangzhou. There are lots of different exhibts, from natural history to ceramics. There is lots to learn about the history of China and of Guangdong province. The lay-out isn't terrbily well thought out and you find yourself aimlessly wondering around a bit. It also isn't the best example of a city... More 

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