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This history museum, housed in a magnificent Confucian Temple, features more than 370,000 pieces of historical relics mainly from the Zhou to the Tang periods (1100B.C. to 907 A.D.).
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91 Xiaozai E Rd, Xi'an 710061, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum requires a good 3-4 hours to properly explore each room. Through the various found artefacts, the museum presents a history of China going through the various dynasties in chronological order. Interesting take on what people in China’s lives used to be. There are...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank heydeets
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting. Two pottery jars were recently found buried that contained ~1,000 artifacts of all types. My wife and I really enjoyed the 2 hours we spent here. We had a guide that told us many stories and really helped bring the museum to life.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chris v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I brought 6 high school students to this museum to get an understanding of the history of this province in particular. There is a single route to take through the museum and it is quite crowded. There are some blurbs in English at the start...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

This history museum is very interesting. Different rooms showing different period of the Chinese civilization. Pottery, statue, Silk Road story,mao history... The tickets are free and they are limited to 4000 daily and you need to reserve to be lucky to get one. For foreigner...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Giorgia Q
Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

There was a long long queue for the free tickets so we just paid the fare and went in. That was great too cos it have e try the the special exhibitio...the Tang Dynasty collection. No regards visiting this museum....lots to see and lots of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BertSG
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

I visited the museum one three different occasions, there have always been something new for me. As a Xi’aner, I’ve been impressed by the collections of this museum. It’s worth a visit if you’re a history guy and wants to know something more about the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

This museum offers free admission tickets. But people begin to form a long line early in the morning. It’s better to just buy a paid ticket to a treasure exhibition which enables you see the whole museum. The collections were extensive. And a tour guide...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank XiafeiC
Reviewed 3 January 2019

There are a huge number of artefacts here, though descriptions and explanations of items could be better. Do get the special treasures ticket, which costs extra, as these are well worth seeing. The only issues are that it is very crowded - we were in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PaulHedges
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Visited here on a cold, snowy afternoon. Extremely well organised chronologically with detailed English information boards about the various dynasties, cultural, religious and economic history over past few thousand years. Very well curated!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michellet76
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

Shaanxi is a modern museum built in the architectural style of the Tang Dynasty. Many interesting artifacts are housed here. It seems as though there were many school children working on school activities and projects when we were there. It was quite crowded on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Kelly X
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Well, firstly I put on Zhihu( Chinese Quora) where there are lots of users search questions alike. It was also because I haven't found a better way to reach my audience who might happen to travel over there.
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Hi there, I wrote a review on this, please check out my article, I can't put any link here, you can get on Quora and search "Shaanxi history museum", I wrote a full guide on this over there.
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