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Great Wall Museum

Open Now: 9:07 AM - 4:33 PM
Open today: 9:07 AM - 4:33 PM
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Great introduction

It's a great way to start of your trek before going up the wall. Very informative on the history... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
rsenteno
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Phoenix, Arizona
via mobile
Great day

Spectacular. You can either walk up or take the tram. It depends on what you would like to do. The... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
juliorevereber
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Kearney, Nebraska
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11 Aug 2018
“Great introduction”
19 Jun 2016
“Great day”
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

It's a great way to start of your trek before going up the wall. Very informative on the history and construction. My favorite was everyone who visited the wall at the end.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rsenteno
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Spectacular. You can either walk up or take the tram. It depends on what you would like to do. The walk (north) on the wall and the tram end at basically the same place. At 350lbs, I made the mistake of walking. I fell once,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank juliorevereber
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Great place for history! I recommend coming before you see the wall in order to understand the whole history.

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank ChaiGuy
Reviewed 18 June 2015

My friends and I hired a guide to bring us through the museum. She spoke English, and everything she said seemed very rehearsed, but she was very enthusiastic. I would definitely visit the museum before trekking up the Great Wall. The museum is air conditioned...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Winnie L
Reviewed 28 April 2015

It was full of school kids like every attraction we went to in China. But the museum was clean, bright and had lots of info about the wall. The museum is included in the price of your ticket to the Great wall.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Rachel7310
Reviewed 15 January 2015

A must do after the Great Wall experience ! No entrance fee, and all information available in English !

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank AdventuresOfZolee
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Typical in China, the vendors are relentless. They expect to haggle and they are AGGRESSIVE. I just walked out. They would not even give me time to think and browse. If you like to barter, our guide recommended cutting their price in half and going...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Roni M
Reviewed 5 July 2013

This museum is FREE and most of the signs are in English as well as Chinese. It's got lots of beautiful pictures of the wall, too.

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 13 July 2012

We were looking forward to visiting the museum but it was closed - our guide told us that it is closed every day now for some reason. Real shame

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank EmmaMontenegro
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