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Sun Yat Sen's Residence Memorial Museum

Address: Cuiheng Village, Nanlang Town, Zhongshan 528454, China
Phone Number: 0760-85501691
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Ranked #1 of 110 things to do in Zhongshan
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The museum is well maintained and it is unique in many aspects. It is build upon the village in which the Father of modern China was born. Many of the houses are preserved and maintained. Local customs and culture are presented along with these houses. In the main museum, the life story of Dr. Sun Yat Sen and his struggle... More 

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Wonderful lesson in Chinese history, museum well organized with good information on the role Sun Yat Sen played in Chinese history.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

When my friends and I visited the museum (officially: The Museum of Dr. Sun Yat-sen; Chinese: 孙中山故居) there was a so-called visitors' center to the left of the entrance but there were no museum maps only a small brochure in Chinese explaining the museum and Cuiheng area. No tour guides as this is a self guided tour but I saw... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A piece of China modern history. Carefully planned and well illustrated I leaned quite a bit about the man who initiated the Chinese revolutionary and became the first president and founding father of the Republic of China. Highly recommended if travel to the Zhongshan area.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The museum contains many photographs with good captions, depicting the history of Dr Sun Yat Sen and his family.

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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This was interesting in the sense that you see artefacts of sunyatsen the founder of zhongshan city. But it is not a superb museum. No actors. You just walk through and are welcome at the end of your tour by a little chinesery gift shop. The chinesery i call them, are plastic things you buy and then forget about. It... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

The entrance fee is only rmb10. So we didn't expect much. If you have spare time, you can go for a walk. Most of the display are with Chinese words explanation. If you can't read Chinese, you will find it hard to understand the display.

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Chelmsford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

This attraction is free, but probably the best in the area, if you are interested in Chinese History. It can be covered in a couple of hours but is worth a visit.

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Central NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This is a great place to spend a few hours. See the house and other structures from Sun Yat Sen's village. A good mix of culture, beautiful grounds and history. He was a major influence in the growth, modernization and expansion of China's place in the world. I never knew about this important, intelligent and inspiring man. An excellent way... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The museum is pretty far away from the city center, a friend of mine who works for the government took me there, we went through without any line and payment, the atmosphere inside is solemn and quiet, lots of history pictures from 1895-1925 could be seen, we took photos in front of the Statue of Dr, Sun Yat Sen, it... More 

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