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This museum has different buildings which seem to float on water in some areas. It's lovely on the... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2016
Olena S
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Orange Park, Florida
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Small but Interesting

This museum is quite small, but worth the trip. A mummy is there from the Han Dynasty. Found... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2016
Sheila W
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New Market, Maryland
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

We visited the museum as part of our tour of China, we were allowed 2 hours here and quite frankly it was to long, You could easily see the contents of this small museum in an hour. The highlight is a preserved mummy from the...More

1  Thank andycoldham
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

This museum has different buildings which seem to float on water in some areas. It's lovely on the inside and has many artifacts and a corpse that's is well preserved by being buried 10 meters underground. The mummy from the Han Dynasty is displayed in...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2016

This museum is quite small, but worth the trip. A mummy is there from the Han Dynasty. Found completely intact, 32 teeth, supple skin, flexible joints. Lacquer ware from the same tomb area. Beautiful silk preserved with recreated pieces to show the color and handiwork.

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Reviewed 17 December 2015

The museum opened parts of the exhibition areas for the tour groups on Sinorama Gold 8 when we docked in Yichang. It was their holiday and a few staff were nice enough to be there for us. We saw the corpse, the silk and embroidery...More

Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We came here on a tour and really enjoyed our approach and walk around the grounds. Part of the museum appears to be floating on the water. The 2000 year old mummy is notable. It is well displayed due to its burial deep in the...More

1  Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed 9 November 2015

I visited this museum whilst on a Yangtze river cruise which moors here. This local museum has a number of interesting exhibits and the unique exhibit is probably the mummy which is described as the best preserved example in China. The bronze, Jade and porcelain...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2015

This museum is really good, although it is not as famous as the Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum (or known as Terracotta Army) in Xi'an. The treasures dated earlier than those in Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum. Because most tourists are attracted to Xi'an, Jingzhou...More

1  Thank Hsin C
Reviewed 16 July 2015

The most unusual, if somewhat grisly, exhibit is the well-preserved corpse of a local worthy who died more than 2,000 years ago. The body is displayed in one case, the innards in another. Written records unearthed along with the body indicate the man was a...More

2  Thank Tripsterchick
Reviewed 16 June 2015

A pleasant collection of art and daily life objects in ceramic,stone and textiles, but the most amazing part was the "wet" mummy, which they claim is still subtle enough to flex its joints. I've never seen another like it. As expected, tour guides in all...More

Thank MaggiezCCNU
Reviewed 13 October 2012

It looks like just another museum among the many but it have a few surprises. The usual on display in the main building are the ceramics,pots,bells, weapons, ancient bamboo writing and jade from different era found in the region. Exit to a garden and it...More

4  Thank johanssm
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