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Interesting and informative museum

I visited with a group. The museum included many samples of the different types of coal as well as... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2016
Lee m
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Florida
Nicely done

The outside of the museum really looked run down and unappealing. We had to take a side elevator... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2013
Gary Y
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Singapore, Singapore
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Oct 26, 2017
“Wikipedia is better”
Jul 15, 2016
“Interesting display of Taiyuan's reason for existence”
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

You can probably learn more about coal and the industry from Wikipedia than this place. As this museum was constructed almost 30 years ago, it is very dated and substandard. It should be revamped. The "4D" movie is quite lame. The underground mine is also...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 15, 2016

The initial part of the guided tour has displays on voal formation, different types of cosl and where they come from in China. However the best part of the tour is going underground into an old mine complete with u nderground train which took us...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 11, 2016

I visited with a group. The museum included many samples of the different types of coal as well as many articles made from coal. We donned hard hats with lamps and took a small train through tunnels. I was ready to get out of the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Lee m
Reviewed November 1, 2013

The outside of the museum really looked run down and unappealing. We had to take a side elevator to get into the museum, perhaps the building was undergoing some renovation so you might want to enquire ahead before your visit. Anyway, once we got in,...More

Date of experience: March 2013
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