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Lushun Museum

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World War 2 Prison run by the Japanese, on Chinese soil.

An extremely interesting Chinese heritage site outlining the suffering and conditions of prisoner... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2016
Sydney, Australia
good museum, be sure to visit both buildings

My son and I visited the Lushun Museum on a day trip from Dalian. The entrance was free and we were... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2015
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Oct 6, 2017
“This is not the prison”
Mar 18, 2016
“World War 2 Prison run by the Japanese, on Chinese soil.”
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

Reading the reviews is a little confusing. For starters, this is not the prison but the Lushun Museum. It shows Lushun's anthropology and history back to the stone and bronze ages, ceramics, calligraphy, Chinese nature art and religion. One Chinese reviewer said there are English...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed March 18, 2016

An extremely interesting Chinese heritage site outlining the suffering and conditions of prisoner of war life for Chinese, Korean and Russian inmates.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed January 12, 2016

Visited back in Sep 2011, nice museum features multiple cross-cultural themes from Chinese to western. When the Russian's occupied the place, it wasn't pretty until the collapse of the Czarist regime.

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

I went there on Monday but found it closed. It was a terrible waste of time. I don't know why but asked the guard and he told me to visit the next day. Visited the nearby snake park instead, which has an entry fee of...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed July 27, 2015

My son and I visited the Lushun Museum on a day trip from Dalian. The entrance was free and we were mainly interested in the mummy exhibit, but were pleasantly surprised by the variety of the exhibits. The Lushun Museum is a short walk from...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

This is such an interesting museum, and it definitely has some great artifacts of old China. This museum is definitely worth a visit. It's not a very big museum, but it has some really interesting sections. All the items have English and Chinese descriptions. Highlights:...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed October 13, 2012

An excellent museum in two 1915-style buildings constructed by the Japanese during their occupation of Manchuria. One building houses a brilliantly displayed range of Chinese and other Asian ceramics and the famous mummies from Central Asia collected by the brilliant Otani Kozui. Two of the...More

Date of experience: September 2012
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