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Shanghai Jiangnan Silk Museum

No.289 Aomen Road, Putuo District, Shanghai 200000, China
+86 21 6266 0378
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The Silk Museum is an educational tour of the entire process from growing and feeding the silkworms to collecting the silk threads and the factory production of silk textiles. Quality silk bedding and products may be purchased here.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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No.289 Aomen Road, Putuo District, Shanghai 200000, China
South Bund
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+86 21 6266 0378
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"silk worms"
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"silk duvet"
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"making silk"
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"beautiful silk"
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"real silk"
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"the cocoon"
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"learn how"
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"sales room"
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"for sale"
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"whole process"
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"buy something"
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"interesting visit"
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"tour group"
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"cocoons"
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

I was shopping in the nick-nack shops surrounding the Jade Buddha Temple, and one of the merchants suggested I go to the Silk Museum, and we walked over together. The people that greeted me were very friendly and I had the mini tour of the...More

1  Thank Don R
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Reviewed January 19, 2017

This was part of our half day tour in Shanghai. The Silk Museum is not an actual museum. It's more of a place where you learn how silk is made. At the end of the tour, you have the option to buy silk or not....More

2  Thank Martin d
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Reviewed November 20, 2016

Part of the Shanghai tour included in the Sinorama China Tour is a visit to the Silk "Museum". This was really not a museum but in reality a facility that produce and sell Chinese silk products. The tour started with a 10 minute talk on...More

1  Thank Rey M
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Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

This was a "convenient shopping stop" as part of an all day city tour in Shanghai. It really wasn't much of a museum, but rather a tour on how silk is made and then an "opportunity" to purchase a wide variety of silk made items....More

3  Thank John W
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Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Firstly, this is not a museum! Upon walking in, you get a 10-15 minute talk on how Silk is formed, made and the significance of that to the Chinese people (the only slightest bit of history is at this point). You are then ushered into...More

Thank Xtina L
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Reviewed October 6, 2016

We knew there would be a hard-sell at the end of this tour, but were pleasantly surprised at how educational it was. I learned more about silk production than I ever imagined! As soon as the tour concludes, you are ushered into the retail area...More

1  Thank Louise M
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Reviewed October 2, 2016

On the way to airport we dropped into this museum for a 2 hour visit. Interesting talk by the staff and demonstration on the extracting the silk from the cocoons and making of quilts. Whilst, as you would expect, the tour ended at the shop...More

Thank Bob S
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Reviewed October 1, 2016

Like others I was taken in by the title of museum when visiting on a Sinorama tour but did find the short silk production 'show' interesting. I bought a duvet and when I saw the card receipt listing the equivalent price in English pounds was...More

2  Thank Jujo2013
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Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

We did this as part of a Wendy Wu tour of China. It was an excellent insight on silk and how it is produced. But it then lead into a shopping opportunity. The goods looked OK but they were expensive

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Reviewed September 14, 2016

If you come here, it is probably because your tour group brought you here to this "museum." Well, there is about a 5 minute presentation about how silk is made and the process to turn it into fabric, but that quickly devolves into a high-pressure...More

Thank Darien H
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Kaye C
April 27, 2018|
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Response from Chander_62 | Reviewed this property |
I would have thought the best way to clean the duvet would be to have it dry cleaned
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peterbarriek
May 30, 2017|
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Response from Don R | Reviewed this property |
Tel: +86-21-62660378 is the number they gave me. Trip advisor will not allow me to give you the email address. What you want is the actual the duvet not the cover - the duvet is made of up to 20 pure silk sheets stacked... More
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