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Suzhou Garden Museum

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Oct 11, 2018
“Interesting Intro to Suzhou Gardens”
Sep 18, 2017
“Great”
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No.202 Yangyu Alley, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215002, China
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

This museum is a very interesting intro to the gardens. It contains many interesting pictures, wonderful artefacts, and great models detailing the gardens. It is well worth the visit and its a great intro to the wonderful gardens of Suzhou.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank celticjames33
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Lovely museum. You should come here before you want to visit actual gardens. You have to buy ticket to visit .

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Chau C
Reviewed April 9, 2017

We went to this museum After we had visited the Humble Administrator's Garden, as did not realise that it was a museum on it's own, until we were exiting the HA gardens. I'd recommend entering this museum first if possible, as it gives you a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Keston A
Reviewed January 19, 2017

This is a great museum to prepare your visit to actual classical gardens of Suzhou. There are docents who do free guided tours at certain times of the day. The museum did a great job dissecting key components of Suzhou's classical gardens so you know...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank CaptainZura
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

This museum is the last building designed by Pei. The collection is small and they have several national treasures, the Pearl tower and the exquisite celadon lotus bowl. We stood in line outside for time time with everyone but then an administrator pulled us out...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Marty S
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Would recommend a lovely walk. Do not use canal boat unless you have money to burn. You see more when you walk.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Hev G
Reviewed January 20, 2016

Very famous museum in China, not for the exhibits, but for the architecture. After the tour, I have to say the museum is a truly must-do in Suzhou. The relics and art piece on display were amazing and they were a good way to learn...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Pudding20142014
Reviewed December 31, 2015

This museum is a East meet West kind of design. Very pleasant visit with nice picture moments in the compound and of course exhibits within the halls. There is a nice cafeteria in the museum as well.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank TJX05
Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

After visiting the Humble Administrators Gardens, we stumbled upon this nondescript museum when we were backing to the car. It is through a side door in the stretch if wall from the HA Gardens. The museum traces the history of gardens in Suzhou. It provides...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank FlorineC52
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

From here you can learn about the history of Suzhou Garden, so you can the best or most special part of every garden, and if you don't know which one to visit, by visiting here, you can make your decision according to your own interest.

Date of experience: November 2015
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