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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Definitely worth a visit if you are ever in Chengdu. When we visited, the museum had a special exhibition of ancient artefacts from Afghanistan on display on the first floor. From the second floor up the displays take you through Chengdu's history across multiple Chinese...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not on the usual tour stops. But it is a very good museum with lots of cultural icons and historical information. Housed in a beautiful new, large building, it is worth a visit if you have a free day while in Chengdu. Note:...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

To me this is one of the best one in town with lots of history and and old memories of the ancient times

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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This is a very well thought-out museum, with each floor presenting a different major period of Chinese history and crafts and artifacts from those periods. It is highly interactive, with videos, audio and plenty of models to show what Chengdu would have looked like during...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Full of interesting artifacts and statues, this museum helps you understand China's history well. The main time periods are described in English as well as Chinese the museum is laid out clearly to show you treasures from each one. They have some very cool artifacts...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Caters well to foreigners, which is not always a granted thing in central China, it is spaciously laid out, well curated and has some very interesting exhibits, especially the stone age age and bronze age items. You must see the stone rhino !!

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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

One of the best museums I have visited. Each floor covers a period in history for Chengdu, it does not overwhelm you with too many artefacts or info. Enough English to understand what is what, with short films, displays, maps, models of villages and life...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Free admission (take your passport) and not crowded at all. There wasn’t a queue when I went either. Great to spend a few hours here. You can learn a lot about Chengdu’s history as there is enough English explanation around. The museum is pretty large...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

The museum provides an illustrated past of Chengdu over a few thousand years. The exhibits are well presented with clear narrations. Very impressive and free entry for all to appreciate.

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

This museum does an amazing job of explaining local history. The artifacts are fascinating. Historical timelines are well described and illustrated with artifacts and writings.

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

What a stunning museum! The building is a huge contrast to the staid Sichuan Museum (whose facilities are far inferior - the better air circulation at the Chengdu Museum made my visit far more comfortable). The collection is in no way inferior to the other...More

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