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Kunming City Museum

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Not a bad place to visit!

I had planned to take only an hour here but ended up three hours. I did enjoy temporal art... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
m00daengT
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Phetchabun, Thailand
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The museum was not far from where I was staying and it was my first experience in a Chinese... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2017
Christopher L
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

I had planned to take only an hour here but ended up three hours. I did enjoy temporal art exhibitions which included more than a hundred of beautiful paintings by Chinese artists. Wasn’t much interested in Flying Tigers Museum which was about wwII things. Fan...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

Interesting exhibit on the Flying Tigers and the Dali Stele. But not that much to see. Disappointing.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Free to enter this is a good museum, albeit not a lot in it. Main displays are the WWII Flying Tigers exhibit, which is excellent, a beautiful ceramics display, painted fans display and a good dinosaur exhibit. Many signs etc in English. Very quiet and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Near to our hotel. We came on Saturday and there was a opening ceremony for art paints exhibition. We spent 1 hour there.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank hweeying
Reviewed March 28, 2018

The Museum is in a two story building. There are local exhibit from the Providence of Yunnan and the City of Kunming. The Flying Tigers exhibits is extensive with many pictures of the area, the war, the people in the war. The damage from the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Very few American know the sacrifices that was made by Claire Chennault and his Flying Tigers group. General Chennault went to China in 1938 to help China fight the Japanese. Chennault was sent to Kunming, in western China to set up the Chinese Air Force...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Larry C
Reviewed November 29, 2017

As a museum has very few exhibits, mainly ceramics (mind you, remarcable items). The temporal exhibitions may be the most interesting. The most stricking point is the display on the USA help to the Nationalist army during the II WW. Don't expect to find any...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Javier G
Reviewed July 13, 2017

I went there specifically to see the Flying Tiger's exhibit, which I thought was just fantastic. I probably spent two hours looking at the professionally curated displays. With plenty of signage in English, this is a great place for history buffs. The remainder of the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank J4939HJmichaelp
Reviewed June 4, 2017

The museum was not far from where I was staying and it was my first experience in a Chinese Museum. There were only two exhibits on the first floor. Kunming in the Bronze Age (Interesting.. do a bit or reading beforehand). Signs are in English...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Christopher L
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the flying tigers exhibition. Understood a lot about Kunming during WW2 and the close friendship between China and USA. So many good people voluntering to fight evil in this world. A good exhibition to record and show they contribution

Date of experience: February 2016
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