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Three Gorges Museum

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No.236 Renmin Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400015, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The museum was very interesting and great tour. Definitely worth a trip. Do the Ship elevator tour it’s fabulous.

Thank Krystyna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A rather large building houses the Three Gorges Museum just off of People's Square, and admission is free. Our interest was strictly on the Three Gorges, so we skipped the exhibits that had nothing to do with the Three Gorges. The Ba-Yu people exhibits was...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didnt book optional tour but walked to museum. Great pics along the way and the museum was pretty good with a great collection of history and pieces to see.. Off boat at 0800 but museum doesn’t open till 0900 had to be back on...More

Thank Savage714
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is free and it has 4 floors with different exhibitions. It will take 2-3 hours if you like history. We went on Wednesday no much queue but lots of local tourists. Strongly recommended.

Thank JosephineS577
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum does not only display the Three Gorges environmental history but also respects to cultural heritage the region of the Yangtze River. There are four main displays: Three Gorges, Ancient Ba-Yu – early history of Chongqing, the Anti-Japanese War and displays of painting and...More

Thank Irmeli W
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This is an incredible piece of engineering - well worth seeing. It is helpful to have a guide that can explain everything. There are escalotors so it easy to get to the top. Make sure that you have water, good shoes, hat and sunscreen. Fantastic...More

Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Worth a trip to see the Hydro-dam, new and old lift systems. The journey to the top is eased by escalators (thank God!) and the further 170 odd steps are quite easy....apart from the Chinese that refuse to obey the one-way signs for going up...More

Thank RichardF38
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I hav visited it twice. The museum and all the surroundings are impressive, super well maintained and very interesting. Beautifull gardens and amazing view. I travelled here in 2016, in spring.

Thank Christiane G
Reviewed 29 September 2018

You descend 150 feet under water to the exhibit room to view he ancient rock carvings. It is the longest steepest escalator both up and down we have ever seen. The museum is fine, but not that interesting. The decent and view under water is.

Thank LibbyH1
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Four floors covering the history of the area, including the construction of the Three Gorges Dam. Open from 9 AM to 5 PM, free to the public, CLOSED on MONDAY. Closest metro stop is zengjiayan, stop #5 on Line #2. There is a 25 minute...More

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2 September 2017|
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Response from Elfrida C | Reviewed this property |
Our guide came with us but I believe taxi is cheap and safe.