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Three Gorges Museum

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No.236 Renmin Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400015, China
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All reviews three gorges free admission four floors gift shop audio guide southwest china worth a visit dam project english explanations yangtze river chinese history beautiful building on display two hours people's square assembly hall exhibits
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As part of our day tour Lily took us to this museum. Lily was a wonderful guide who was self taught English skills. Her ability to relate as her parents and her are from the area along the river which is now gone. Her stories...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Closed on the Monday we visited. Fantastic spot for looking around outside though. There is plenty see in the neighbouring square and sitting on the steps gives you a great vantage point to view the assembly hall.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum was interesting. All the history of how the dam came to be. Amazing story of all the flooding and how they changed the direction of the river. Very pretty grounds to walk through.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CTS_Knows
Reviewed November 30, 2018

The 3 Gorges post the scenic view one never can find in the world. The beauty of the vegetations and rocks are facinating to the artists.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank soccer1943
Reviewed November 25, 2018

The museum is in the Peoples park,and gives a very good display of Chinese history in the region,and it's multi-layered culture.Two hours minimum should be reserved to do it justice.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Howard J
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

The museum was very interesting and great tour. Definitely worth a trip. Do the Ship elevator tour it’s fabulous.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

A rather large building houses the Three Gorges Museum just off of People's Square, and admission is free. Our interest was strictly on the Three Gorges, so we skipped the exhibits that had nothing to do with the Three Gorges. The Ba-Yu people exhibits was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

We didnt book optional tour but walked to museum. Great pics along the way and the museum was pretty good with a great collection of history and pieces to see.. Off boat at 0800 but museum doesn’t open till 0900 had to be back on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

This museum is free and it has 4 floors with different exhibitions. It will take 2-3 hours if you like history. We went on Wednesday no much queue but lots of local tourists. Strongly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

The museum does not only display the Three Gorges environmental history but also respects to cultural heritage the region of the Yangtze River. There are four main displays: Three Gorges, Ancient Ba-Yu – early history of Chongqing, the Anti-Japanese War and displays of painting and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Elfrida C | Reviewed this property |
Our guide came with us but I believe taxi is cheap and safe.
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We're flying into Chongqing from SFO and planning to spend 5 days there, dividing up our time between seeing things inside the city and day trips outside the city (we plan to hire a car/driver for the day trips). From Chongqing we're going to take the bullet train to Chengdu. How does this sound: Day 1 - Thurs. Mar 22 Louhan Temple Ride Cable Cars for city views (on both sides of the city if possible) Jiefang Bei (the Liberation Monument Pedestrian Street) Three Gorges Museum 18...More
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