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Address: Humen Town, Guancheng District, Dongguan 523932, China
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8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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amazing museum can't believe its free

This is a great museum that is really well set up. The only problem is that its really hard to get to. really enjoyed the free english narrative audio that you need to take. Great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Dan99191
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Barrie, Canada
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Barrie, Canada
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great museum that is really well set up. The only problem is that its really hard to get to. really enjoyed the free english narrative audio that you need to take. Great history session.

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Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I heard about this area I wanted to go. Being a Canadian I knew very little of what happened outside the textbooks from history class. Seeing it with my own eyes, was another thing. A wonderful time out. Learned a lot. Worth a visit. Well kept and well maintained.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

to visit and spend unhurried, repeat unhurried, time whilst browsing through the multifloor exhibits. The Chinese viewpoint is well presented despite a clear heavyhandedness and mild exaggeration on some aspects, but I ramble. Do see THIS museum above all others in the region.

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Garden Grove, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Didn't get to go inside, but was amazed by the view from the outside. Will definitely go inside on a future visit

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Worth a visit to understand how Hong Kong became part of the British Empire. Well maintained museum with interesting artefacts.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Great history lesson! Free to enter museum but the staff mending there are reaaaallly reallly moody. Opium war relics bring to life the struggles of the Chinese during turbulent times

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Zipaquira, Colombia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

History of the Guangdong region and context of the "foreign influences" on 4 floors of the museum. Also small outdoor historical exhibits of agriculture implements, and a poster/photo display of the modern day anti-narcotics enforcement. Entrance is free.

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Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We really enjoyed the Opium Museum. At first we thought it was so-so by looking from outside but do yourself a favour and venture inside and then into each of the buildings. In the main museum hall get the audio headset which just needs to be secured with a refundable deposit. It is in English and takes you through the... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

at one end of the Humen Bridge. Big museum. See what happened from the China perspective about the annexing of Hong Kong and why it happened. How the war developed, all the way up to modern times. Some writing in English, great displays.

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Pune, India
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

On 16th June 2015 I visited the opium war museum in Dong Guan with my chinese friend Kevin. Although it was a very hot and humid day, the moment we entered the compounds, I was intrigued and absorbed by the historical museum. Very near the entrance, they have a large pond, today it is a pond but some 130 years... More 

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