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Three Gorges Museum

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Address: NO. 236 Ren Min Road, Chongqing 400015, China
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Escorted tour of China with a Yangtze River cruise

It was part of our itinerary to visit the three gorges dam ad we went on a three day cruise on the Yangtze River. It is interesting to know the history of the three gorges dam... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Chengdu, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a very worthwhile addition to your Chongqing itinerary as it includes some fascinating historical displays of statues, ceramics, Buddhist art and bronze relics rescued from the rising waters of the dammed Yangtze River. There is also a good collection of historical photographs which give you an interesting insight into how remote this part of the country was... More 

Thank Raymond W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked through all three floors and reveled at all the displays and artifacts from the start of Chongqing to the present day metropolis.

Thank Michael D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was part of our itinerary to visit the three gorges dam ad we went on a three day cruise on the Yangtze River. It is interesting to know the history of the three gorges dam project.

Thank Roses_travelgram2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had taken my granddaughter to the museum to see the exhibits. Upon entering, an elderly local man that spoke English offered to take us through the museum. He was so knowledgable and interesting, that he heightened the entire experience for both of us. Just seeing all the exhibits was very nice, but to get an historical explanation for a... More 

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Arcadia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Very interesting exhibits about the 3 Gorges dam and its affect on the area. Modern with signs in English.

Thank buchabob
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

We stopped here for a 1/2 day tour of the dam............very beautiful facility .......We learned of info on way this dam had to be built.

Thank MarisaDenver
Gilroy, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

if you are there this is worth seeing, even when you are woken up in the wee morning hours by the screeching of steel lock doors asour ship transitioned the locks at the dam

Thank Norma W
Shanghai Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Lets you understand some of the background of this gigantic project. Modern exhibits. The description of the resettlement programs was interesting, although undoubtedly sanitized.

Thank Leopard154
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

This is an amazing museum as it offers 4 levels of different exhibits from the history of the 3 Gorges Dam, culture and anthropology of its early inhabitants, pottery collection, currency collection and significant historical stakeholders of the Chongqing region. The building itself is modern and impressive and the exhibits are so creatively displayed. Appreciated the thought, effort, creativity and... More 

Thank lovethefold
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This place is so big with so many displays and exhibits. There are more things to see than meet the eyes.

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