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Shaanxi History Museum

91 Xiaozai E Rd, Xi'an 710061, China
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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 yesterday via mobile

Beautiful museum. cost 30rmb. Took bus 610 from the drum tower. Cost 2rmb. Lots of articifacts with explanations in Chinese and English. It evens tells where the artifacts were found. It goes thru the years and the dynasties. Can take photos but no flash. Very...More

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good start to our Xi'an trip with a visit to the Shaanxi history museum. It covers 70,000 sq meters and the museum building was modelled under the Tang dynasty If you like history and culture this is a must visit place to visit to...More

Thank mekongguest
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a very well done and modern museum. most of the displays have been translated into English - we had a wonderful guide that gave us even more information.

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We waited about 45 mins in a long queue for a free ticket but you need your passport. The mueum is laid out chronologically so great way to get a good overview of Chinese history. You can get close to the warriors so that is...More

Thank 255060Lkp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very modern museum which is well planned out showing the cultural history of Shaanxi from earliest prehistoric times to the late historic ones. The lighting is somewhat dim for effect but it makes viewing the collections sometimes more difficult. There are also...More

1  Thank Magexport
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Come for the world famous Terra-Cotta Warriors, and then add this event to learn about the history and see the gems of Xian.

Thank Randall R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointing. We went there in the morning only to be told that the tickets were all gone and to come back in the afternoon, which we did. Even though it wasn't peak season and it was afternoon ('nap time'), there were still too many people...More

Thank LadyAnonymous
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It has Tang treasures. Everyone should try to go to the museum to experience the richness of the collection of the museum given these treasures stretch over multiple dynasties. It has highlight of discovery of 蓝田人 , ancient human in China too.

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the very informative museums in China. Artifacts of thousands year ago are preserved very well. Collected historic items from different province of China are also preserved here. There is also a sample of Silk route and other maps excavated from all over China.

Thank Sagar B
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This is not a very large museum, but if you like history, especially ancient history, this museum will not disappoint. The ample English-language signs help explain the exhibits and amazingly well-preserved artifacts, some more than 7,000 years old. Suddenly people from that era didn't seem...More

1  Thank Ken G
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Response from Kelly X | Reviewed this property |
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.