Top 10 China Museum Tours To Discover The Phenomenal History And Culture Of China

China possesses a rich history spanning thousands of years. Because of its tremendous historical and cultural importance, the country boasts some of the preeminent museums on Earth. Here are the top 10 China museum tours to discover the phenomenal history and culture of China.

3-Day Amazing Xi’an Tour

 This China museum tour is specifically tailored for visitors to experience the best of Xi’an culture, architecture, and history. Amongst other amazing activities, you will visit the first modern museum in China, the Shaanxi History MuseumA must-see, this museum houses over 370,000 precious relics including murals, paintings, pottery, coins, and bronze, gold, and silver artifacts. In addition, you will also have the opportunity to visit the fascinating Hanyangling Museum. The museum houses the royal tombs from the Han Dynasty, as well as their officials, dynastic clan members, and commoners.

Unbelievable 14-Day Tour Of China Featuring Top Cities & Yangtze River Cruise

This incredible two week China museum tour pulls out all the stops. Including all the riveting activities you will enjoy, you will also get the opportunity to visit some of the most world-renowned museums that China has to offer. You will visit the world-class Shanghai Museum, considered one of the country’s preeminent modern museums. It has one of the largest collections of artifacts including bronze, ceramics, ancient coins & seals, antique furniture, and ethnic costumes. Additionally, you will also visit Shaanxi History Museum, the National Museum of China, located in the capital of Beijing.

11-Day Tour Of Shanghai, Chengdu, Jiuzhaigou, Xian & Beijing

In addition to exploring the awe-inspiring landscapes and prominent cities, on this museum tour of China, you will likewise visit incredible museums. Shanghai Museum is one of the most famous museums in China. It houses more than 120,000 items covering bronze ware, pottery, ancient furniture, a great place to learn how Shanghai came to be what it is today. You will also discover the fascinating history of Xi’an, by visiting Shaanxi History Museum.

Top 6 City China Tour: Do Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong & More in 16 Days

This extraordinary China museum tour highlights some of the most fascinating and beautiful sites the country has to offer. Amongst other things, you will get the chance to explore the National Museum of China, which is located in Beijing. This museum is found in the world-renowned Tiananmen Square. While in Xi’an, you will visit the world-famous Shaanxi History Museum, one of the most famous in all of China. In addition, you will have the opportunity to explore one of the most popular museums in the country, Shanghai Museum, with its enormous collection of bronze artifacts.

Guizhou

8-Day Classic Tour: See Guiyang, Kaili, Zhenyuan & Zhaoxing

On this amazing China museum tour, you will have the opportunity to discover more about the country’s numerous ethnic minorities. You will visit Kaili Ethnic Culture Museum, a museum designed in the Miao and Dong architectural style. You will learn about their traditional attire, articles for ancestor worship and experience the daily life of the Miao and Dong peoples who reside in Yuan.

Beijing

Top 5 City China Tour: Do Beijing, Xian, Shanghai & More in 13 days

On this remarkable China museum tour, you will have the opportunity to visit some of the best and most renowned museums in the country. You will explore the Shaanxi History Museum, the Huqingyutang Chinese Medicine Museum in Hangzhou, the Chinese Bed Museum and China Traditional Folkways Museum in Wuzhen. You will also get the chance to visit the Suzhou Museum, which was designed with the style of a private garden in Suzhou. In the museum, you will see incredible Chinese paintings, traditional furniture, and ceramic artifacts from the Ming and Qing dynasties. In addition, you will visit the Shanghai Museum, considered to be one of the best museums in the world.

Epic 14-Day Cultural Heritage Tour, Do Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Cruise & More

On this epic two-week China museum tour, you will visit some extraordinary museums, amongst the other amazing activities. You will discover the National Museum of China located in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. This is the largest of its kind in the country. You will also visit the world-famous Shaanxi History Museum, and Hanyangling Museum, the Shanghai Museum, and remarkable Suzhou Museum.

Guilin, China

10-Day Classic China Tour: Visit Beijing, Xian, Guilin & Shanghai

On this China museum tour, amongst other riveting activities, you will have the opportunity to explore some of the country’s incredible museums. The National Museum of China, which adjacent to Tiananmen Square in Beijing, is relatively new and is the largest museum in China. You will also get the opportunity to visit the renowned Shaanxi History Museum, the first modern museum in China where you can see precious bronze artifacts from the Shang and Zhou Dynasties, various Terracotta Warriors, exquisitely designed gold and silver ornaments, as well as the unique fresco discovered in tombs dating from the Tang Dynasty.

The Best Of Shanghai In 1 Day With A Private Tour Guide

On this short but sweet museum tour, you will get the amazing opportunity to discover Shanghai with a private tour guide. Amongst other activities, you will visit the world-famous Shanghai Museum, one of the best museums in China. Nestled in the center of Shanghai in People’s Square, the museum features a variety of precious ancient ceramics, bronzes, paintings, calligraphy, sculptures, jade, coins, Ming and Qing dynasty furniture, seals, and et al.

1-Day Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Tour from Shanghai

On this museum tour, amongst other activities on the day-long exploration of the beautiful city, you will visit the fascinating Suzhou Museum, which was inspired by classical Suzhou garden design.

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11 Day Tour Of Shanghai, Chengdu, Jiuzhaigou, Xian & Beijing

Highlights of the Tour
-Private tour with private tour guide and private car in each city
-No shopping stops
-Marvel at the amazing landscapes of Juizhaigou Natural Reserve and Huanglong Natural Reserve.

Unreal 14 Day Tour Of China Featuring Top Cities & Yangtze River Cruise

Highlights of the tour
-Evening river cruise along Huangpu River to discover the enchanting night views of Shanghai
-4 nights on the exciting and luxurious 5-star Yangtze River Cruise including three shore excursions.

Epic 14 Day Cultural Heritage Tour, Do Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Cruise & More

Some of the highlights include touring the most visited cities, Beijing and Shanghai. The fabulous exploration of Zhangjiajie. The fascinating landscapes of Guilin and Yangshuo.

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