Wasn't open on Monday. Very easy to get to though! Line 521 goes by this museum and also Xian museum.
About Shaanxi History Museum
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Xi'an is a city of history and this museum is an impressive place to fully review Chinese cultural and Military history. There are murals, bronzes, Terra-cotta figures, ceramics, coins, calligraphy, scrolls, and on and on. These relics are presented in a logical, basic manner that...More
Precious and valuable ancient history footprints are kept here. You will be amazed at the human species and how intelligent we are in ancient times.
Though I have been to Xi'an three times this was my first visit to this museum. It has an amazing collection of beautifully displayed artifacts from the Shaanxi province. The downside is the crowds---a very popular place for locals as well as tourists. Definitely a...More
This museum is a great activity to take when it is rainy (rare in Xian, or too cold. Generally, the place has 3 exhibition rooms highlighting the evolution of chinese civilisation from the Neolithic period to the Qin Dynasty, Tang Dynasty, Song Dynasty. The pieces...More
A must see museum during your stay in Xi'an, it is also very popular with locals. Expect long queues if you intend to enter free. We decided to skip the queue by purchasing the 30¥ ticket at the empty counter on the right side. It...More
First, make sure you show up early: there is always a long line to get it. Also, bring your passport, as foreigners get in for free. With those stipulations in place, lemme tell you about it. When you enter the museum, you're basically funneled into...More
A very well curated museum really designed to inform visitors about Shaanxi's long and influential history. Audio tours in several languages are available, and I heard Chinese guides interpreting. Many English signs. Free, but a small charge for a couple of special exhibits.
Dont visit before the terracotta warriors as there is a display here. History dating back to 600BC. Well laid out with some english signage. Very busy with tour groups.