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Shaanxi Provincial History Museum, a massive modern museum up to the national standard, which located to the northwest of the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda in the ancient city Xi'an, in the Shaanxi province of China, is one of the first huge state museums with modern facilities in China. The museum houses over 300,000 items including murals, paintings, pottery, coins, as well as bronze, gold, and silver objects. The Shaanxi Provincial History Museum was built between 1983 and 2001 and its appearance recalls the architectural style of the Tang Dynasty.

The Shaanxi Provincial History Museum has established a science and technology center for the preservation of cultural relics. It has an advanced technology of examination and laboratory test and the means of repair and restoration. To promote international cultural exchanges, it has also set up a computer-controlled, international symposium hall where six different languages can be employed in the spontaneous interpretation. The Shaanxi History Museum offers a full display of historic relics mainly excavated in the province. In Chinese history, eleven dynasties established their capitals in Shaanxi Province, lasting more than 1000 years. It is the area that was made the country's capital by more dynasties and for longer periods of time than any other places in China.
Location:Xian; Opening Hours: 8:00—17:00; Contact number: + 86-10-58968802 Tickets: Free

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We are senior couples planning to travel in Xian. Just want to walking around by ourselves on our own pace. We are wondering if Shanxi Provincial History Museum a good place to go? Is it free to get in? When does the museum open?

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Shaanxi Provincial History Museum is free. It opens from Tuesday to Sunday at 8:30 – 18:00 in summer time(3.16-11.14) and 9:00-17:00 in winter time (11.15-3.15). Shaanxi History Museum has ticket limit of 4000 per day.