Xi'an has over a hundred of museums and more than half are open to the public for free. Some say Xi’an itself is a huge museum that witnessed Chinese civilization since it has the history of over 3,100 years, during which for over 1,100 years it was founded as the capital.
Shaanxi History Museum
Shaanxi History Museum is praised as the “treasury of Chinese civilization” for collecting a large number of treasures and antique objects from the past 5,000 years. This is where you can get to know the Chinese ancient civilization and profound history.
Hours: every Tuesday to Sunday (closed on every Monday, national statutory holidays excluded)
Winter (Nov. 15th—March 15th): 9:00—17:30 (stop distributing free tickets at 16:00)
冬季(11月15日 - 3月15日)：9:00—17:30 (16:00停止发票)；
Summer (March 16th—Nov. 14th): 8:30—18:00 (stop distributing free tickets at 16:30)
夏季(3月16日 - 11月14日)：8:30—18:00 (16:30停止发票)
Fare: Free (Limited free tickets are distributed everyday)
Add: 91 Xiaozhai east road, Yanta district