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Early private security agent

Private companies providing security services is nothing new. This museum shows how you could hire... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Haelen
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Voorburg, The Netherlands
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The first generation of safety guard. It includes in the ticket.

Reviewed 30 May 2015
hamdan268
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Hong Kong, China
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11 Dec 2017
“Early private security agent”
8 Jul 2018
“lot of fakeries”
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I think the China Armed Escort Museum is better. Unlike that other location, this building was not originally an Armed Escort company. And it shows if you know what to look at watch closely. There are just quite a bit of fakeries that I don't...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ray L
Reviewed 14 December 2017

The escrot agency is unique in ancient Chinese time. North First Escort is bigger than the China Escort Agency. If you only have time for one, then visit this one. It's bigger. Both are equally in terms of providing explanations of the function.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Geminican
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Private companies providing security services is nothing new. This museum shows how you could hire guards in past to transport goods safely or provide security, if you were travelling.. It was less safe in the past as these days.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Haelen
Reviewed 24 May 2017

If you get the day ticket of visiting all the town's museums, pop by to this one. An impressive display of weapons will meet you in the small courtyard and it is interesting to find out how a former boxer former the armed escort service...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank AleksandraP4
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Pretty incredible stuff here-once the training ground of former escorts, which was a very dangerous job back then due to the sheer wildness of the countryside, where there were bandits at every turn. You can actually try out some of the grounds, which is what...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Lady_Snowhawk
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Very interesting museum, in fact there are 4 or 5 similar locations in Pingyao, they provided armed escorts for the transporting of gold & silver, a sort of ancient Brinks Mat!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank philter1000
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Part of the combined ticket for all of ancient Pingyao, this complex of buildings and courtyards is well worth a stop as you wander through the narrow, bustling streets.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 30 May 2015

The first generation of safety guard. It includes in the ticket.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank hamdan268
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

With the entry ticket to Old City you get access to all of the ancient buildings open to the public. The Escort buildings all appear the same and due to little or no English signs it's impossible to differentiate what makes them special or unique...More

Thank JustJessPerth
Reviewed 23 July 2012

I can hardly differentiate it from the China Escort Agency Museum. Going to one of them would be enough.

Date of experience: June 2012
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