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Xiamen Piano Museum

No.7 Ganghou Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361002, China
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Ranked #7 of 198 attractions in Xiamen
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Specialty Museums
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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I am a piano player, so it is inconceivable that I would not love a collection of pianos like this. There was signage in Mandarin and English on just about everything. My only criticism would be the inability to take pictures and the absence of a gift shop where you could buy something that had pictures of these pianos. There... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Strange pianos are shown, interesting to people who loves piano. One of the piano is L-shaped, some pianos are very old.

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Alor Star
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This is a very special and rare museum not found in other parts of the world.It is the largest piano museum in Asia donated by the Australian Chinese Mr Hu Youyi. There are over 100 pianos from the U.K., France, the U.S., Germany, Austria, and Australia, as well as over 100 priceless piano lamps. There are 2 display halls. Not... More

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Wenzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

On Gulangyu Island. Entrance fee is 30 RMB Piano Museum is part of the Shuzhuang Garden on GuLangYu Island. Some really neat pianos can be viewed. Baumgardt, Bosendorfer, Broadwood, Collard, Steinway.. some names you have never seen before. Lots of great examples of uprights, squares, grands and some specialty pianos. There is a recital performance on one of these old... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Gulangyu is know not only as a walking only island, but the fondness of all its population for Piano. In this Mesuem house the so many antique piano collection. This will be a fantastic journey especially if you are a like to play the piano. The brands and style of piano that I saw only for the first time all... More

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Logan, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This was a great place to visit. It really gave me an appreciation of how beautiful all pianos are. This is island was my favorite place to visit out of Xiamen and Beijing.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

You have a chance to see a variety of piano here. Xiamen happened to be one of the cities that became westernized in early days. Many were overseas Chinese and they were rich enough to buy this music instrument. The island has a very good music academy and it was on the island some good pianists appeared ( e.g. Mr... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Even if you're not a piano enthusiast, this is an interesting visit for little cost; although, the promised piano recital, albeit delightful, was a single piece.

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Bridgetown, Barbados
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This was such a fantastic place to visit....pianos in excellent condition and the tour guides seemed to be all musicians. had a wonderful day visiting this Museum. Xiamen was the best of the three cities i visited during my trip to China

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

I have no idea about pianos but this place was a real eye opener. The collection looks stunning and the setting is incredible, on a beautiful island and image resting landscape. For the modest fee, a visit to this museum completes the Gulangyi experience.

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