Shaanxi History Museum, the first large-scale modern museum in China, has been regarded as a Pearl of Ancient Capital and a Treasury of China. Book a ticket and you can find plenty of Chinese ancient relics. You will be certainly attracted by fascinating Chinese ancient civilization.
There are various collections of all ages since Prehistoric Times, including bronze wares, murals, pottery figurines, china wares, building materials, gold and silver wares, jade articles, coins, calligraphy works, and seals. There are also modern folk cultural relics. Among all these collections, the most attractive ones are treasures and tomb murals of Tang Dynasty.
You can see the priceless relics of Tang Dynasty found in Hejia Village closely, which are called the Pearl on the Crown. Hurry to book tickets to see true treasures of more than 1,000 pieces of gold and silverware, jades, precious drugs, Chinese and foreign coins, and bronzes buried deep underground for over one thousand years.
The murals in Tang tombs are unique collections of the Shaanxi History Museum. You can see nearly 600 murals from more than 20 Tang tombs, with an area of more than 1,000 square meters in total. You can learn the ceremonial norms, customs, costumes, entertainment activities and architectural styles in Tang Dynasty with images of unique architectures, distinctive objects, lively landscapes and vivid figures and animals.
No. 91, East Xiaozhai Road, Yanta District, Xi'an
How to get to Shaanxi History Museum?
Take metro line 2
or line 3
and get off at Xiaozhai Station. Then walk eastward along East Xiaozhai Road for a while, Shaanxi History Museum is on your left.
Take metro line 3 or line 4
and get off at Dayanta Station. Walk westward along East Xiaozhai Road and you can find Shaanxi History Museum on your right.
Take bus 5, 19, 24, 26, 30, 34, 271, 400, 401, 521, 527, 701, Tourist Line 8 (610) and get off at Shaanxi History Museum (Cuihua Road) Station.
Take bus 27 and get off at Shaanxi History Museum (Cuihua Road East Xiaozhai Road) Station.