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Small museum, mildly interesting

It has some interesting artifacts found when the dam was build. Strangely they will try to sell you... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Nice Small Museum

Had time to kill between lunch and our flight to Shanghai. We stopped in this local museum and got... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
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No. 115 Yiling Road, Yichang 443000, China
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

At the end of your amazingly brief tour of the antiquities you will be hearded into a room with "antiqities", which are for sale. This is a scam - they are not antiques - they are knock offs. You will be told things like just...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IBenevolentDictatorI
Reviewed August 12, 2018

It has some interesting artifacts found when the dam was build. Strangely they will try to sell you some so called antiques at the end of the tour. Others in this forum have said they are likely fakes though I am not sure. I did...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank R S
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Had time to kill between lunch and our flight to Shanghai. We stopped in this local museum and got to see information about the local area from before the three gorges dam construction project.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alanhimmelstein
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Yichang Museum is not as boring as some make out on TA. The purpose of a museum is to display artefacts which it does well. There is a wonderful collection of regional contemporary art on the ground floor and in the other art room a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NigelG407
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

So we where given a choice (although not much of a choice) to visit this museum as Yichang had a huge flood the day before meaning our planned activity to Sanyou Cave was cancelled. It was either this or the town and a massage. So...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

This was part of our visit after our Yangtze cruise. The first surprise we had was that a number of people on our cruise were also at this museum. If only the tour operators co-ordinated then there would not have been the need to have...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed November 14, 2017

Next leg of our superb Emperor Tours Luxury 21 day tour (please see my previous reviews on Beijing and Xi'an) my wife and I took the very early flight from Xi'an to Yichang (we needed to take this flight as it was only flight that...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Colin B
Reviewed October 27, 2017

We visited Yichang Museum after completing a Yangtze cruise and to kill time before our flight back to Shanghai. We were asked by our tour guide what we would like to do and a visit to the Museum was recommended. The guided tour of the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

A nice collection of antiques. People friendly until they try to sell things. Staff following around and if you looked a little interested they tried to sell you things.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 555niab
Reviewed July 31, 2017

BEWARE....they seem nice but then try to sell you antiques....it is a scam...beware...to bad...liked it up until then...ask your tour guides why they send you there???

Date of experience: June 2017
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Response from Onnie_13 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I'm not a Jade Expert. However if you Google Lonely Planet's guide to real Jade,this should help you. I also know, the more Jade is handled, it should change Color.