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Three Gorges Museum

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Address: No.236 Renmin Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400015, China
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Definitely a place to visit to learn about Chongqing

While not the most fascinating museum, Three Gorges Museum is a nice place to spend an hour or two learning a bit about the city of Chongqing, its history and about the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Nonthaburi Province, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a museum lover, I must recommend you to visit the place. You can spend an hour or two learning about Chongqing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While not the most fascinating museum, Three Gorges Museum is a nice place to spend an hour or two learning a bit about the city of Chongqing, its history and about the surrounding geography. Most of the exhibits on the lower floors are explained in English as well as Mandarin. However, I found that most of the exhibits on the... More 

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Songkhla Province, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Three Gorges Museum is located near the CRT easily to reach by getting off the train at Zhenjianyan and walk for about 300 meters. The place is nice and great for making selfie. Marvelous place, enormous museum.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice intro into the construction of the three gorges dam project. A bit of propaganda regarding relocating of the various villages but nice descriptions and displays make up for it. Good first stop if planning to do a boat trip.

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Chongqing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good story line about earlier life on the Yangtze River. Great pseudo experience of being of cruise in 3 gorges. Several smaller museums located upstairs - Anti Japanese war museum, money museum, etc.

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The visit we undertook to the dam at Sandouping was a little rushed, so we did not get a chance to see everything. However, what we did see was awesome. The dam, the biggest power generation station in the world, was constructed to generate electricity and control flooding of the Yangtze River. A museum, a boat lift, 2 sets of... More 

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Thank Ian B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Museum about the three gorges dam, how it build and history. It is also an English explanation, quite modern Free admission

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

If you can't make the trip to the actual venue, this museum gives you a good sense of the scale of human endeavour in putting this together. The western media would report on the environmental impact and massive relocation of millions of people but if you see it from the lens of the Chinese people, sometimes it is necessary in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Seems to be more of a tribute to communist party than the dam. Lots of pics of happy workers All in Chinese so no great for foreigners

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

We visited just before we went on a cruise, so very informative. Not sure if all the 1m people who were moved on were really as happy as the museum suggests.

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