|Han Yang Ling Museum
Lying in north suburbs of Xi'an beside Wei River, Han Yang Ling Museum is built for exhibiting, protecting and studying the relics unearthed from the mausoleum of Han Emperor Liu Qi and his Queen, Wang Shi.
After 28 years of construction, the Mausoleum of Han Yang Ling was finished in 126 B. C., occupying an area of about 20 square kilometers. Many clay warriors, maiden and animals have been unearthed from its over 200 satellite tombs, showing vividly the life of the royal families and ordinary people in the Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C. - 23 A.D.).
What makes the Museum unique is it has an underground exhibition hall, where visitors can watch how the workers do their jobs without doing any harm to the relics from the above standing on the large glass floor, which will make the visiting quite an experience. The museum may also attract a lot of visitors because of its program: simulation archaeology. With some extra fee and pre-booking, visitor can experience the archaeological excavation.