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Address: No.236 Renmin Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400015, China
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Great museum, but missing a star because lack of English

The three gorges museum is definitely worth a visit if you like museums. Unfortunately only the sections on the Three Gorges project and the exhibition on local minorities are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The three gorges museum is definitely worth a visit if you like museums. Unfortunately only the sections on the Three Gorges project and the exhibition on local minorities are completely in English. They also have a section on the war with Japan, but for that one you need to know Chinese. On top of these there are exhibitions on pottery... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

very interesting museum but you need at least a half hour to see it fast.we were on a schedule so we had to rush thru it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed the exhibition a lot. It was worth visiting although I could not understand the explanations

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very informative site. Very accessible to outstanding views of the whole area including dams, river & locks. An engineering marvel to be sure.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the self guided tour before our three day Yangtze River tour. Different exhibits showing how the project came to be. Clean, modern museum.

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Thank Paolo492
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Before visiting this Museum,we sailed for 4 days up the river. This gave us a better understanding of this largest world hydro project.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The good thing about this museum is that it's free. It's quite a beautiful museum and despite being mostly in Chinese it was still a very enjoyable experience

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its got good insight into ChongQings culture and the 3 Gorges and parts of ancient history too. You would need to get an English guide as there isnt toooo much english here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

The museum is easy to get to via subway. It's a magnificent building directly opposite the impressive People's Hall. Entry is free and you should allocate about three hours to see the exhibits. There are permanent and temporary exhibitions and they are all extremely well curated. There is very little English explanation which is a pity. The Three Gorges exhibition... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

We visited this dome shaped museum in Chongqing .It displays four main theme for educational , research and perservation purposes.They were the ancient Ba-Yu culture and history , early Chongqing , Japanese invasion during WW2 and the epic Three Gorges Dam.. The museum has a large collection of relics and artefacts. They are old paintings , household items , coins... More 

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