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Chinese Character Museum

Closes in 10 min: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Very Educational

The museum is very interesting to those interested in the development of a nations written history... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
campbellrick86
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Anyang, China
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Very informative and interesting Museum

This is an interesting museum, since Yinxu is an archeological site wth the earliest written... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
TerminatorT2
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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East Section of Renmin Avenue, Yindu District, Anyang 455000, China
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The museum is very interesting to those interested in the development of a nations written history. It is one of the better attractions in Anyang.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank campbellrick86
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is an interesting museum, since Yinxu is an archeological site wth the earliest written records on oracle bones, Anyang is nicknamed the home of oracle scripts. Here in the museum, you will see how the chinese character developed and evolve from the early pictogram...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We went on a Sunday and it was free entrance not sure about other days. Just bring your ID or Passports. It's very common buying tickets in China needs an ID or Passport. The museum has a lot of information about Chinese characters and the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Amy L
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This brand new museum shows the fascinating story about the origins of the Chinese written language.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kropell
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I visited the Chinese Character Museum (中国文字博物馆) in March this year. The building itself looks very new and the exhibitions are very professional, especially for Anyang which isn't exactly known as a destination city for tourists. The icing on the cake is that the English...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

Absolutely loved this place learning about the evolution of Chinese characters which are still in existence today. I spend 2 hours at this museum reading and learning. Well laid out, some real scapula bones with writing, and some reproduced. Worth the visit.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 2 November 2015

The title "Anyang Museum" is incorrect. It should be the National Museum of Chinese Writing (or Chinese Characters). The museum is unique. Anyang is the logical place for it because it was here over a century ago that the "oracle bones" were discovered which proved...More

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank Gary T
Reviewed 5 June 2014

We managed to arrive at the museum on National Museum Day (May 18). Outside we saw a calligraphy contest, while inside there were dances, songs and music, to augment the truly interesting exhibits of the development of Chinese writing. The museum provides volunteer English-speaking guides....More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Travelingmaven
Reviewed 21 November 2013

The National Calligraphy Museum, closed on Monday, was rich in artifacts. It is indeed a National level Museum, built with money from the Central government, and has free admission. Very Impressive. The museum goes chronologically and shows you the progression of the development of Chinese...More

Date of experience: November 2013
2  Thank 110elynm
Reviewed 2 July 2013

What a fantastic museum. Totally not what you would expect but an amazing insight into the development of Chinese Characters. Definitely worth a visit and very professionally done.

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank Starfish2201
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