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Nanjing Museum (Nanjing Bowuyuan)

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No.321 Zhongshan East Road, Nanjing 210004, China
+86 25 8480 2119
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a bad museum to visit if you have a couple of hours to spare. It gives some background about Nanjing especially the 6 dynasties. Bring along an identification card if you are a tourist to get your entrance ticket (which is free)

Thank GuanTan
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Very crowded and a boring traditional museum. To me it appeared to be volume over quality and very repetitive. We just had a short time to spend and perhaps our visit didn’t give justice to the place

Thank Reslimpan
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Like almost every attraction in China, this museum can get quite crowded. It is best to plan an early-morning visit and avoid weekends. In most countries rainy-day visits to museums are “no brainers,” yet in China’s largest cities, the museums are stuffed to the gills...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

This was my second visit to this museum. My first visit four years ago was fairly overwhelming and I didn't really want to go again but my lovely hosts insisted and I was glad I went. They have added a number of interactive galleries which...More

Thank KatePnz
Reviewed 11 August 2018

The museum was overcrowded during my visit which made the visit very unpleasant as it was hard to see many of the displays. Many of the displays also seemed to be repetitive. It was a nice activity to escape the rain.

Thank Brandi B
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I do not really like visiting museums, but spent 4 hours walking around. The pottery exhibits are teriffic. The amount of artifacts and their condition is amazing. The museum is well laid out. There were alot of people there but we still enjoyed the visit....More

Thank T S
Reviewed 13 July 2018

visited with a group of students - lots for everyone with different interests - including Mucha exhibition - great!

Thank jen j
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The museum offers a good collection of historic and art objects of the region and most objects have also labels in English.

Thank Robinyy
Reviewed 12 June 2018

the wonderful museum in this region as Nanjing was the important significant city since the previous ancient time, especially it was established as the capital for several times. so many valuable precious antitique collection still have preserved here, unfortunately some famous master piece might not...More

Thank Huang W
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Went there to kill time but was deeply attracted by the exibitions. It is full of great historical pieces which have been frequently cited in the national textbooks. The moment we saw the Jade Clothes Sewn with Gold Wire, we decided to slow down our...More

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Response from Epicurius_at_large | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are special tour groups, with sundry themes. May enquire at service desk.