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Address: No.19 Luobulinka Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000, China
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+86 891 683 5244
10:04 - 17:31
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Sun - Sat 10:04 - 17:31

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Interesting artifacts and great to see on a hot or rainy day. Doesn't take too long to do but you will get a great feel of the Tibetan lifestyle and traditions.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting artifacts and great to see on a hot or rainy day. Doesn't take too long to do but you will get a great feel of the Tibetan lifestyle and traditions.

Thank ChantalOttawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

It has always seemed difficult to wonder how people can live in such a high altitude and wild land. It is practically impossible to grow any kind of vegetable apart from barley and potatoes, so it is amazing to discover that there were people living there from the paleolithic era. This museum shows tools and artifacts since then to the... More 

Thank David Z
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

This museum is worth a visit. However there are so many replicas there. You're not sure which one is real stuff, and which one is a replica.

Thank NastyaSamoi
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

And be prepared to read/listen between the lines. There are many aspects that may be up for debate but the museum does provide both ancient history and a fascinating view of the recent history. Just remember that it portrays one point of view of the events, not necessarily all sides.

Thank Penny S
Cohasset, MA, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The art in this museum is wonderful. However, you will have to put up with the BS that Tibet Art is wonderful, but improved with connections to China, and finally met is full potential when China became Communist and returned Tibet to the fold.

Thank CaptPete43
Hallandale Beach, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a very compact 3 story worthwhile historical museum. Objects are well displayed and lit, the building is modern, and the didactics are very clear in both Chinese and English. One should be aware that the history is intentionally skewed towards the official position of the People's Republic that Tibet has always been part of China, but as such,... More 

Thank Jerry J
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We were given only 40 mins by our tour guide to explore the museum which is very short. So we did'nt really go through all the sections. We only managed to cover the thangkas, statues sections. Should spent more time exploring the place.

Thank hazelineng
Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The most interesting items to me were the Tibetan costume displays. Nice museum, inside and out. Nice views from the steps. Typical museum artifacts.

Thank Janespains
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 hours , lots of history of the people, dress, and artifacts relating to the culture and influence of buddhism. A must see stop. The artifacts well kept and from all over the tibet region. Learned alot about the tibet people and culture

Thank Chris K
Lhasa, China
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

a museum with everything about lhasa is inside, there are thangkas and statues and also also history of tibet.

Thank Tibetfourseasons

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