We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Not necessarily for kids

I wanted a break from Temples and Monasteries, so this seemed a good option. It's only a short taxi... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2014
Roger M
,
Knoxville, Tennessee
Quite Interesting Museum

Since we were on an early afternoon flight, we had only one attraction to visit in Taiyuan, the... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2013
Jeffrey L
,
Taipei, Taiwan
Read all 10 reviews
12
All photos (12)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good60%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 29, 2017
“Time for revamp, almost 30 years”
Apr 17, 2015
“A different museum experience”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
47°
24°
Nov
36°
13°
Dec
33°
10°
Jan
Contact
No.2 West Main Street, Yingze District, Taiyuan 030002, China
Website
+86 351 658 3208
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Taiyuan
Reviews (10)
Filter reviews
4 results
Traveler rating
0
2
1
1
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
0
2
1
1
0
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed October 29, 2017

This museum is so dated that you can probably learn more about coal from wikipedia. It was built I think like in 1989. China can do a much better job if it were to redo this museum. The guide cannot do a good job because...More

Thank AndrewYew
Reviewed April 17, 2015

The museum does indeed teach us about the various uses of coal and it's energy potential. But, its exhibits admittedly seems a bit dated and getting old. Also, it's almost all in Chinese Mandarin. What i did not like was that they charge an additional...More

3  Thank howardxp1
Reviewed October 24, 2014

I wanted a break from Temples and Monasteries, so this seemed a good option. It's only a short taxi ride from most of the downtown area. When I was there, it was hard to find the entrance because there was a large market area set...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed June 9, 2013

Since we were on an early afternoon flight, we had only one attraction to visit in Taiyuan, the Coal Museum of China [中國煤炭博物館]. We had thought that a museum dedicated to coal would be boring but it wasn't at all. The highlights of the visit...More

Thank Jeffrey L
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Coal Museum of China staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines