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Suzhou Museum

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Address: Dongbei Jie near Lindman Lu, Suzhou 215001, China
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the scenic spot must go when in Suzhou

This is a must visit places when you come to Suzhou, it has great design, authentic Suzhou construction. with lots of history we can know about. it is a wonderful place for kids... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Taiwan
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Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must visit places when you come to Suzhou, it has great design, authentic Suzhou construction. with lots of history we can know about. it is a wonderful place for kids and adults.

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Shanghai Region, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Should you get a chance to go, check it out! It's architecture is amazing and the exhibitions are often very special and interesting from ancient art to modern art they offer anything. Just be warned that it can be very crowded! Even if they make people wait outside in line, it is quite busy inside mostly. But then again quite... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The architecture itself is worth a trip. It is a modern, geometric interpretation of classical Suzhou gardens. Can't comment on the collection because it was very crowded when we visited so we didn't spend much time looking at the exhibits. I would recommend checking out some of the classical gardens BEFORE you visit this museum to better appreciate the architecture.... More 

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Hangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Free entrance, Large selection of old chinese artifacts. Nice and new building. They also provide some Roman History to explore!

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

A very nice museum, well maintained and free. Artefacts are well preserved. Detailed explanation available in English and in chinese. Has an elevator for old people. Gardens and a small pond are available. Great for history art and pot lovers. A orientation hall shows you details of the various dynasties and the artefacts. The welcome center lady did speak English.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

We went with a small tour group and learned about the wonderful artistic history of Suzhou and all about the I.M. Pei designed museum building. Each room and window is designed to maximize the enjoyment of the exhibits. It is like a piece of art in itself. All for FREE as well!

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the visiting exhibits!! A nice way to spend the day learning about Chinese history! The lines were not long even for a Saturday!

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

A good museum. All exhibits have plenty of english signs, so it is very easy to follow. After all the classical gardens in suzhou, it was nice to see a modern take on them.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

I have visited the museum first of all because have heard about its peculiar design. I was not overwhelmed neither by the building, nor by the museum itself - comparing with Nanjing museum, for example

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Suzhou, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

The Suzhou Museum building itself is worth a visit - it adapts old Suzhou architecture splendidly to modern times. The exhibits are averagely presented.

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