Turpan Museum 


Turpan museum is the second best (also big) museum in Xinjiang after the regional museum in Urumqi. The museum is renewed and expanded in 2008. Vivid models and hundreds of items among people and from ancient tombs are displayed in the museum. The museum even have a special rooms for ancients mummies (dried bodies) and written articles found ranged from last 3000 years. Modern technologies like three dimensional images and projections to show and explain better. Turpan museum is the best place to understand and enjoy the splendid culture and history of Turpan on the famous silk road.