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Address: Dongbei Jie near Lindman Lu, Suzhou 215001, China
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Phone Number: +86 512 6754 1534
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Interesting, but not great

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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

Thank Zeituni
Suzhou, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank imitas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent exhibit of historical relics worth your time of visit. The British museum is on and had a wonderful time seeing the various works of the renaissance era.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little museum with so much history. The age of the artifacts and art work, clothing and tools are very interesting to see what early man/women created.

Thank William C
Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I entered free but I dont know where are the tickets. Although i dont like museums ,it was worth a look. Some detailed micohand craft are fascinating Very big place Enjoyed out door halls more

Thank Surgical D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The architecture by I M Peh is amazing. Incorporated the old traditional Suzhou architecture with a modern twist. The exhibits are extensive and I would recommend following a tour to understand the significance of the exhibits. Must remember to book your tickets in advance otherwise the queue to enter may take over an hour. And buffer enough time so you... More 

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Seattle, wa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really outstanding collection of artifacts going back millennia. Interesting jewelry, stoneware, paintings, and clothing. The museum is organized into small alcoves, each of which contains related subject matter. If you have a particular interest, it would be possible to really concentrate on items that match your interest. Unfortunately, only a very small percentage of the items have... More 

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Swansboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Designed by world Famous Architect Mr Pei , this is a must see museum when in Sushou. This was recommended to us by a friend who had been their about a month before we arrived. Even the grandchildren enjoyed walking thru and seeing the exhibits and gardens

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit the Suchou Museum by the world renouned architect Mr. pei. Exhibits and stylyed with the Suchou tradition inside as well as out. Even had a visiting Italian Renaisence drawings exhibition. A must short visit.

Thank beyo43
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This museum wasn't on our to do list, but was a pleasant surprise. It is well laid out with many interesting artifacts. It is vey popular on the weekend and as it is free, the queues can be long.

Thank John D

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