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Suzhou Museum

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Address: Dongbei Jie near Lindman Lu, Suzhou 215001, China
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+86 512 6754 1534
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Great and impressive Musuem

Free entrance, Large selection of old chinese artifacts. Nice and new building. They also provide some Roman History to explore!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Hangzhou, China
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Hangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Free entrance, Large selection of old chinese artifacts. Nice and new building. They also provide some Roman History to explore!

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice museum, well maintained and free. Artefacts are well preserved. Detailed explanation available in English and in chinese. Has an elevator for old people. Gardens and a small pond are available. Great for history art and pot lovers. A orientation hall shows you details of the various dynasties and the artefacts. The welcome center lady did speak English.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with a small tour group and learned about the wonderful artistic history of Suzhou and all about the I.M. Pei designed museum building. Each room and window is designed to maximize the enjoyment of the exhibits. It is like a piece of art in itself. All for FREE as well!

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the visiting exhibits!! A nice way to spend the day learning about Chinese history! The lines were not long even for a Saturday!

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good museum. All exhibits have plenty of english signs, so it is very easy to follow. After all the classical gardens in suzhou, it was nice to see a modern take on them.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I have visited the museum first of all because have heard about its peculiar design. I was not overwhelmed neither by the building, nor by the museum itself - comparing with Nanjing museum, for example

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Suzhou, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Suzhou Museum building itself is worth a visit - it adapts old Suzhou architecture splendidly to modern times. The exhibits are averagely presented.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent exhibit of historical relics worth your time of visit. The British museum is on and had a wonderful time seeing the various works of the renaissance era.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great little museum with so much history. The age of the artifacts and art work, clothing and tools are very interesting to see what early man/women created.

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I entered free but I dont know where are the tickets. Although i dont like museums ,it was worth a look. Some detailed micohand craft are fascinating Very big place Enjoyed out door halls more

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