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Suzhou Silk Museum

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No.2001 Renmin Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001, China
+86 512 6753 5943
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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting place to visit. We went with a tour company and after a brief demonstration and walk around tour you are then led to the showroom to buy silk items. This silk museum is operated by the Chinese government. The sales staff is very...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank todd121063
Reviewed March 7, 2019

A visit to the museum shows how wonderful silk can be used to create beautiful artefacts and clothing. Some of it was quite amazing. Tour a little rushed with a closely following group. Once tour over chance to purchase silk clothing and artefacts.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shark939
Reviewed February 25, 2019

Nice little museum, and also a working spinning shop that you can walk into and take video of ladies spinning silk. The store seemed over priced and we did not buy anything. The tour we were on used the neighboring restaurant as part of their...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chris v
Reviewed January 27, 2019

great place, had a tour about the silkworms and was amazed about how long a piece of silk can go for, bought some silk items, very good tour

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Terry L
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

I recomend it combined with a nice long walk in the old-town of Suzhou. 60-90 minutes is quite enough if you are not an expert of the topic.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank szanyitec
Reviewed January 16, 2019

It was interesting to learn about how silk is made. The shopping is good and they do not pressure you.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gail3207
Reviewed January 1, 2019

We were rushed through the tour and not shown much. I presume that was done so more of our allotted time there could be spent shopping. Bedding is available very good prices. Clothing - be ware to know the material. Not all clothing there is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HappyMinski
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

It was a pretty cool stop on our tour. We learned how silk is made from the start of the process to the end.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BrittneyLikeSpears
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Formerly an actual factory which helps make this place authentic. We have visited a number of silk making exhibits and this is by far the best. It even has mulberry trees on site. Lots to buy as well. Quality is fine but prices are fairly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed September 25, 2018

this is a very interesting place to visit, seeing how they get the silk fibers out of the cacoons, to make such beautiful garments

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Patricia P
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April 1, 2018|
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Response from Andre F | Reviewed this property |
I would think not but it is more geared to group tours as there are lots of silk items for sale.
June 25, 2016|
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Response from 808tkn | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. Go early only open from 9 am to 3 pm... Nice silk wear to buy... Credit card accepted. Enjoy.