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Suzhou Museum

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“free entrance”(9 reviews)
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204 Dongbei Jie, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215000, China
Pingjiang District
+86 512 6754 1534
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit the Suzhou museum because Pei designed the architecture and it is because of this special location and site you will love to be in Suzhou!

Thank KevinSChina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Suzhou Museum is - in addition to being a beautifully architected space - a wonderfully designed look into the life and times of Suzhou scholars (or literati), and the cultural history and significance of Suzhou. There is an audio guide available (30RMB plus 200¥...More

2  Thank MichaelHardtmann
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love museums but Suzhou Museum somehow left me cold. I know people rave about it and it's free but we found it a little boring. The ceramics and pottery are great but the interior has begun to look a little shabby and it's tough...More

Thank HelloEm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum and its free to enter! Tons of interesting artifacts and lots to see. The building itself is a work of art and pleasant to explore.

1  Thank Daylebag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice museum if you Ike calligraphy, bamboo artwork, and old pottery. One pot was dated 7000 to 6000 BC.

1  Thank George H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a fantastic and free museum with very nice artifacts and pieces of art. You can find English explanations, which are very welcome and everything very well presented and categorized. You can have a glimpse of China's history but also of Suzhou's importance during...More

1  Thank Aleph_999
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Despite there geing long cues on a Saturday morning, traffic moves in fairly quickly. Street vendors bug you whilst waiting in cues before getting in to museum. Once inside it is a very serene with many displays, walking throught the labyrinth we found ourselves walking...More

1  Thank Don W
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

This very modern museum provides a well paced view of artifacts and relics from across the ages/dynasties in and around Suzhou. English and Chinese explanations are clearly displayed on every item, the displays are beautifully lit, the natural light flows through a cleverly designed roof,...More

2  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Free entrance nice staff good location and modern building beautiful pond with lots of koi. Always full of tourist both local & foreign. Staff at the entrance are very flexible and professional.

2  Thank Reysia
Reviewed 4 September 2018

it takes about 1 hour to get into the museum. the museum building itself is very famous. walking to learn more is nice. the pond in the middle is nice.

1  Thank Phoenix S
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25 June 2016|
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Response from SJiun | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is closed on Monday, other days 9am-5pm, weekend usually kinda long queue to go in, free entrance.
18 May 2016|
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Response from CarolynMcI | Reviewed this property |
I didn't explore the galleries at all, rather I chose to explore the interior architecture and the veiws from the outside. I was rather museumed out and there wasn't enough time to do it all justice.
Bonnie S
2 April 2016|
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Response from Bas F | Reviewed this property |
There are no long queues. It is a nice museum and worth visiting any time.Also enjoy the environment of the museum.