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72 Youyi Xilu, Xi'an 710068, China
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Many people, including me, think there is only one museum in Xian. But there is 2 museums located in Xian. Xian museum has an incredible collection for Buddhistic sculpture and statues. This is one of my favorite museum for 5 years. The collection in this...More

4  Thank Panya C
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 June 2016

The museum is located in the same vicinity as the small goose pagoda and can be accessed through the northwestern exit gate. It is not as informative as Shaanxi museum and if you are on a tight schedule, feel free to skip it. Entrance is...More

2  Thank HD_Lew
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum is part of a wider site, including the small wild goose pagoda, gardens and lake, and other buildings. Your entry ticket covers the whole site (take your passport to get your ticket). The site is lovely - the small wild goose pagoda is...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed yesterday

We were so lucky as there was student's there doing sculpture and the art work on show which very interesting to see. An amazing model of Xian on the ground floor.

Thank margaret c
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the Xi'an museum instead of the Shaanxi History Museum since there was a long line in front of the Shaanxi museum. In comparison, the Xi'an museum was not very busy on a Saturday afternoon. It was organized by artifact categories and had a...More

Thank Kwin79
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very nice museum. It is not large, and probably a few hours is good to spend in the museum and on the grounds. The small wild goose pagoda was interesting. Beautiful gardens.

Thank 8michaely
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on our own the day after seeing the terracota warriors site. This was a very informative museum which helped us put Chinese history into context. There were warriors from the site. It was very crowded. I think it’s free if you’re willing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was built over the excavations of the warriors. there is lots of details and info not apparent, like they were all painted to resemble the models.

Thank Wynn R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Xian has a history dating back thousands of years, including as China's capital for centuries, and this museum covers that history. Artifacts from the many dynasties in Xian's history include bronzes, porcelains, jade items and others unearthed in Xian and its environs. Lots of Buddhist...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum was really interesting, but I would have to say, the gardens were a quiet respite from the day. The drone of traffic seemed to be absorbed by the trees. Be sure to take some time to visit the gardens.

Thank Rich G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a nice museum and has lots of Xian artifacts. It is nicely laid out and there is a floor model of the city and the wall. We came here instead of the Shaanxi Museum since it is not as crowded.

Thank Betty C
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Particularly notable display of Tang Dynasty figures. Just a little on "terracotta warriors". Nice overview of history of Xi'an and its culture.

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22 January 2018|
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Response from davidsU4976FB | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry we were on a guided tour but our tour guide let’s us explore by ourselves but was always around for any questions. There did not appear to be any people in the reception area waiting to guide people through.