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Dalian Modern Museum

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go with someone who speaks English and Chinese

A thorough account of the history of Dalian. Alas, there are no English explanations so we had to... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
Mark M
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a museum in the city

I went Dalian on 18th September to visit my son who is working in this north eastern city now. this... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2013
George W
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed September 26, 2019

September 2019 - seem to be fairly major interior works going on and the place is closed. It was a fairly long subway ride, so disappointing. On a Sunday, there was a very small craft market in the courtyard.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 26, 2019

This museum might help you kill an hour. Nothing terribly special here, unless perhaps you read Chinese, in which case you might get a bit more out of it. As the name of the facility suggests, it covers Dalian modern history, mid-19th to mid-20th century....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

This is a good place to go in Dalian. You need 1,5h to visit it, basically the museum has 5 floors, but only have things on 2nd floor. Everything is in Chinese, so you need to rent the Audio Guide, is 30 rmb and 200...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

I have been there a couple of times and always something new and fresh. The entrance is free and although everything is in Chinese but still there is a lot about past and present Dalian.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank 30syuzanna
Reviewed November 12, 2018

A thorough account of the history of Dalian. Alas, there are no English explanations so we had to rely on our general knowledge to make sense of it, Interesting photos, They could provide a brief explanation in English

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Clearly this is one of my favourite places to be because of the beautiful exterior view of the museum!)) The columns of the museum cover nearly half of the whole square! It was very nice to see. Then inside, you can find many portraits as...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed April 8, 2017

This museum tells modern history about modern China in addition to various art exhibits. Most visitors are surprised to learn the atrocity committed by Japanese from late 19th Century to the closing of the Second World War. This museum is FREE and near the subway...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank fastraxx
Reviewed April 5, 2015

This museum has so much potential that it was disappointing to find that only one, of four, floors was open. This housed an interesting collection of photos and objects on the history of Dalian, but captions and explanations were only in Chinese. Yet I still...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank CorshamRay
Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

If you like museums, you'll like this one. If you speak only English, just remember to pick up a pamphlet before heading upstairs. It'll help you know what each room is about, since all the plaques are in Chinese. Nice collection on the history of...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2013

I went Dalian on 18th September to visit my son who is working in this north eastern city now. this is my second time visit to Liaoning Province. The first time I went to Shengyang a few years ago. My first impression when I step...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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