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Beijing Dong Wu silk Museum

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For keen silk enthusiast's

Only went to this silk factory as it was included as part the tour. Interesting learning about the... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Karen W
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Brisbane, Australia
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The spiel in very convincing. Makes sense that at a factory you would get genuine products however... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2018
Clare6of7
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Tamworth
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

Only went to this silk factory as it was included as part the tour. Interesting learning about the silkworm history/cycle and looking at the huge weaving machines. This is more a retail outlet rather than a museum, and upon completing the tour you are taken...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Karen W
Reviewed May 11, 2018

The spiel in very convincing. Makes sense that at a factory you would get genuine products however it is simply not the case. Two of us bought silk underwear that laddered the first mie it was worn. I bought two scarves which were already packaged...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Clare6of7
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Beijing Dong Wu silk Museum is the place to learn about silk life cycle. you get the information with samples starting from the eggs . And you can buy silk products.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Back in January we visited this place as part of a guided tour that included the great wall. We had a great time learning everything about the silk. We decided to purchase over $3,000 worth of merchandise and we agreed with the manager that it...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Amazing for people who want to know about silk. Right from eggs to finished product very well explained with visual props. And its really expensive but you can why it’s expensive because of lots of effort involved in it.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

You walk in to a live silk demonstration. Silk worm exhibits. The whole process of silk from start to finish. beautiful garments. The ladies really loved this. Have great photo's on camera which is not with me. Should have used phone.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

On entering this beautiful place you are welcomed and a demonstration is given on how they spin the silk from the cocoon of the silk worm. From one cocoon the length of the silk can be 1 and a 1/2 kilometres long. Then there is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful talk on the life of a silk worm and another talk on how the silk is made. The presenter explained the silk process from the silk worm to the end product. It was very interesting. After the talk you can shop. They...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank 479pattid
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

Well we went there as a part of a 2 days city tour. They showed us how silk is made and after that was the shopping part. I bought duvet and duvet cover for 500$ and they gave me as a present 2 pillow cases....More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank lichinka
Reviewed March 9, 2017

we purchased $2000 worth of bedding from them ,, they didnt have the colour we wanted in stock but said it would be in store in a few days and they would ship it to us ,, well that was 6 months ago , it...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Response from BobDiane2014 | Reviewed this property |
Didn't go into games village. Only visit to silk factory. Very interesting. Well worth the time. I should say 70% of us on the tour bought silk pillows and or dooners . They are great.
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