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Shaanxi History Museum

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Open Open from 11/15-3/14,Tue-Sun,9:00am-5:30pm;Open from 3/15-11/14,Tue-Sun,8:30am-6:00pm;Closed on Mon;Open from 9:00am-5:30pm during New Year's Day,Spring Festival;Open from 8:30am-6:00pm during Ching Ming Festival,Labour Day,Dragon Boat Festival,Mid-Autumn Festival,China's national day
Recommended sightseeing time: 2-4 hours
Address: No. 91 Xiaozhai East Road, Yanta District, Xi'an (Northwest Side of Big Wild Goose Pagoda)

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My friends and I got in for free since we are foreigners. Made the most of that trip by spending 3 hours walking around inside.



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The Shaanxi History Museum is a good place to learn about ancient Chinese civilization. The museum houses bronze artifacts from the Shang and Zhou dynasties, gold and silver artifacts of the Han and Tang dynasties, and Tang dynasty murals, of which a large portion of them are treasures of the Han and Tang period. The Beast-Head-Shaped Agate Cup, the Silver Pot with Design of A Horse Dancing and Holding A Cup in Its Mouth, and the “Huang Hou Zhi Xi” are cultural artifacts that the country has prohibited from leaving the country and can only be seen in the Shaanxi History Museum.
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Getting Around

You have to take either subway line 2 or 3 and to alight at the Xiao Zhai Station.
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Helpful Information

1.There are many precious historical artefacts and items at the Shannxi History museum and therefore to facilitate your understanding, it is recommended that you either rent the audio guide or join one of the tour groups. 2. In order to protect the artefacts, it is prohibited to use flashlights during photo-taking in the museum.
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