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Xinjiang Regional Museum (Qu Bowuguan)

Xi Bei Lu 132, Urumqi 830000, China
+86 991 455 2826
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Xi Bei Lu 132, Urumqi 830000, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent display of diversified ethnic region and varied cultural background. I have always looked forward to visiting the great west of China since I was young, majorly attracted by the pluralised culture in this region, this museum is definitely an assortment of all the marvellous...More

Thank Qiangping W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was quite a decent museum with many interesting things to see within a comfortable window of 2-3 hours. The main exhibits were with curation in English, which was also well written and informative, but many other interesting things were only labeled in Uyghur and...More

Thank TOsunnyfirst
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The better part of three hours of our day was spent at the Xinjiang Regional Museum in Urumqi recently and it was time well spent for sure. Small but well set up museum, bright and labeled for ease of everyone, the mummies are really the...More

3  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I was surprised by just how much was on offer, and although a bit short of time I really enjoyed the brief visit. There's plenty of historical/ archaeological remains and a good account of the Silk Road and what it meant / means.

2  Thank MikeyjT30
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Went to this museum mainly to see the mummies. Was'nt disappointed. Mummies are in good conditions. You can really view them closed up. Photo taking allowed but without flash. Worth visiting.

3  Thank Rosli_xia
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The exhibits are well displayed but if you don't read Chinese a lot is lost. The most interesting of all were the mummies that have been wonderfully preserved. Even more interesting than those in the British Museum. There's nit much to do in Urumqi, so...More

2  Thank Kinnie53
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is an interesting regional museum. Of particular interest are the mummies- real ones from 2000-4000 years ago, not like the Egyptian ones. Also very interesting is are the ethnic exhibits to see how the different people of the region live/lived

2  Thank Lynn G
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is a great ethnographic museum. There are 5 viewing halls on two floors. Unless you absolutely have to see mummies, you can see the necessary stuff on the bottom floor. It is a great educational opportunity. We spent 2 hours and could have stayed...More

2  Thank CommanderChip
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This well laid out museum has about 5 sections. The ethic section is pleasant, and the mummies macabre, but the highlight is the ancient history section, particularly the stunning artefacts from Astana Cemetary - wonderful pottery and paper cuts. One of the best things to...More

3  Thank 415katew
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Unlike mummies in Egypt and elsewhere, the corpses found in Xinjiang were dried and preserved naturally. This means many retain their original features, including skin. The level of preservation in some of them are amazing.

3  Thank Lin H
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