Xinjiang Regional Museum (Qu Bowuguan), Urumqi

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Discover the history, culture, and ethnic diversity of the region at Xinjiang Regional Museum (Qu Bowuguan), home to one of the best preserved and oldest mummies in the world--the “Loulan beauty.” The museum boasts 21 naturally mummified remains of men and women, including lovers and generals. Start your visit by examining the large map of Xinjiang in the main hall, then walk down the long corridor displaying rugs and skulls found buried in the desert along the Silk Road route. As you explore the museum, look for the 10,000-year-old fossil of a human head. The museum's collection boasts over 50,000 items that provide an insight into the history and lifestyles of the people of this region, including the 12 local minorities. Among the displays, see traditional clothing, tools, pottery, iron and bronze wares, coins, weapons, and historical writings, as well as replicas of traditional homes. Put Xinjiang Regional Museum (Qu Bowuguan) into our Urumqi vacation route planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Urumqi.
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  • 現在在新疆市區觀光,安檢都少不了,瓶裝水、打火機都不能帶進去!去新疆博物館就是要去看樓蘭美女!其餘的展品大都只有標示年份、出土地點、名稱,並未對展品有更詳盡的介紹說明,有點可惜⋯  more »
  • Unlike mummies in Egypt and elsewhere, the corpses found in Xinjiang were dried and preserved naturally. This means many retain their original features, including skin. The level of preservation in so...  more »
  • 我和小伙伴们一起参观了新疆博物馆,学习的新疆的多民族文化。新疆博物馆不需要门票,但是需要携带自己的身份证。可以乘坐公交车前往  more »