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Suzhou Museum

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Address: Dongbei Jie near Lindman Lu, Suzhou 215001, China
Phone Number: 0512-67541534,0512-67575666
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Modern, stylish, spacious

Gaining entry is free, no ID is required, and one is spared the usual seemingly pointless exercise of queueing for a free ticket and then again to have said ticket immediately... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Kunming, China
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Gaining entry is free, no ID is required, and one is spared the usual seemingly pointless exercise of queueing for a free ticket and then again to have said ticket immediately checked. The museum is modern, stylish, and spacious, with water features giving the feel of a minimalist garden. The galleries are sparsely populated with exhibits; there isn't a great... More 

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

beautiful I. M. Pei designed building. Artifacts that are 4-5 thousand years old! Also in a nice section of the old town!

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It is worth a visit if you are going to the humble gardens anyway, plus with free wifi you can have a catch up with messages and so on

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Very interesting place especially for history buffs or people who want to educate themselves a bit more. Beautiful architecture and a lovely visit for the summer when Suzhou gets hot!

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

While the artifacts are interesting and they are accompanied with English transitions, I really felt that this was just a so-so experience. In town for business and trying to get a little local flavor, it was easy to get to by taxi and not very much to enter. It probably took less than 90 minutes to traverse the entire museum,... More 

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Penang
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I would say it will be a better museum without the local Chinese tourist. The artifacts are very well displayed. But you will always get disturbed by storms of local Chinese tourists in tour group while you appreciating the artifacts half way thru. It's the most major distraction. But I guess, this happens in each and every tourist spots in... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

2nd day @ Suzhou. Pax: 3, taking Bus 游 2 - RMB 2 each from Humble Administrator's Garden TIPS: Provide volunteer tour guide at schedule time. Please arrange yr time ahead. The buildings basically displayed some artifacts that being excavated from 3 historical relics - LeiFengTa Pagoda, HuQiu Pagoda and ..... forgoten :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Beautifully designed by the world famous architect - who used to live and raise in this historical city of the Wu's. You should take your time and wonder around both the inside and outside of the building. Remember to visit the building next door which is part of the old Manson.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The building is beautiful and worth visiting . The museum collection is well presented with information in English. It is well worth a visit.

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el cerrito, california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The Suzhou Museum is a modern museum displaying ancient Chinese arts, paintings, calligraphy and handmade crafts. The building was designed by the well-known architect, I.M. Pei, who also happened to have been born in this city. The emphasis of the collection is on the later Chinese dynasties, with works of masters of the Song, Ming, and Qing dynasties. Like most... More 

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Additional Information about Suzhou Museum

Address: Dongbei Jie near Lindman Lu, Suzhou 215001, China
Phone Number: 0512-67541534,0512-67575666
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Suzhou
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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