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Terracotta Warriors Museum

Terracotta Warriors Museum


The only museum outside China dedicated to the amazing Terracotta Warriors, the eighth wonder of the ancient world featuring unique life-size museum replicas from China, costumes, armour and multi-media displays.  

The terracotta warriors created worldwide fascination when discovered in 1974 at Xian, China and guarded the tomb of the First Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huangdi, who lived over 2200 years ago.  The museum displays unique replicas of the terracotta warriors re-created by museum technicians at the site in Xian.  See crossbowmen, a charioteer, an officer and a general and learn each style and origin of with specail audio programmes.

Complementing the warriors is Qin Shi Huangdi with members of the Royal guard in full recreated costumes and armour.  A section of the excavation shows how figures were unearthed. Multimedia presentations tell the story of the warriors and their discovery.

An unforgettable experience!

Open Apr-Sept 10am - 5pm, Oct-Mar 10am-4pm

Special Offers

  • 5 Great Visits for the Price of 2 with a Gold Saver Pass

    Visit The Dinosaur Museum, Tutankhamun Exhibition, Teddy Bear Museum, Terracotta Warriors Museum and Mummies for the price of two* visits, all in Dorchester and within easy walking distance of each other. Get yours now, online at or at entry to any of the attractions. Tickets are valid for 1 Week!

    * Based on visits to the Tutankhamun Exhibition and the Dinosaur Museum

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