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Shaanxi History Museum

4.6/522,831 Reviews
Museum
Closed Open on Tue-Sun,9:00am-5:30pm;Closed on Mon
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-4 hours
Address: No. 91 Xiaozhai East Road, Yanta District, Xi'an (Northwest Side of Big Wild Goose Pagoda)
Official website: http://www.sxhm.com/
Phone: 029-85253806

About Shaanxi History Museum

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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Special Events

The Shannxi History museum consists of a cluster of Tang Dynasty inspired architectural buildings, thereby lending it an air of historical importance. The 380,000 artefacts and items housed within dated from as far back as the Stone Ages to the ‘modern’ period of 1840. Some of attractions here are the Ding Tripod (drinking cup) from Zhou Dynasty, empress royal seal of Han Dynasty, artefacts made of gold and agate and so on.
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