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Address: No.2 Yingze West Main Street, Wanbolin District, Taiyuan 030024, China
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Phone Number: 0351-6583208
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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 many articles made from coal. We donned hard hats with lamps and took a small... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2016
Lee m
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5 of 5 stars 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 around a display on past mining practice. The tour finishes up with how current underground... More 

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4 of 5 stars 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 tunnels after a few minutes. I can't imagine what it must be like to work... More 

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4 of 5 stars 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, we were impressed with what we saw. The museum was nicely divided into several sections... More 

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