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Suzhou Silk Museum

No.2001 Renmin Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001, China
+86 512 6753 5943
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No.2001 Renmin Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001, China
+86 512 6753 5943
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Suzhou Silk Museum is a bit of a Hidden Gem, an amazing place in the historic Silk Capital of the World. Don't miss this place, because it should visited by everyone interested in the region. All this and no lines, a 1 kilometer walk...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 14 June 2017

An absolute must it is really interesting and the silk there is from outstanding quality not really cheap but top quality. Very friendly people and a must if you like to know more about the silk still made as it was hundred years ago.It seems...More

Thank RITA Z
Reviewed 8 June 2017

If you want to learn more about the production of silk in China, you should pay a visit to this museum. No entrance fee and it opens until 5 pm daily. High educational contents well suited for school going kids. You can see and touch...More

Thank KM_SGP
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The museum is excellent if you like this kind of thing and you can actually see how silk items are produced right in front your eyes. Then you can buy just about everything in silk in very good prices.

Thank Elle_01234
Reviewed 7 May 2017

U will learn how the silk material is form and the olden time, how the art and craft for embordary. How different the silk machine look as compare to the modern days sewing machine.

Thank junechong31
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The silk museum was a surprise. It explains the history and manufacturing of silk in China. It has explanations in English and is completely free.

Thank Roberta A
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Doesn't look like much from the outside, but well done! Lots of English signage, relatively few people, interesting displays, well lite, and clean. Good for those who want a little history, some fashion, and so on. Even has a small coffee/snack shop.

Thank Worlds_of_Wonder
Reviewed 19 March 2017

On arrival at this place, do not be misled by a tout outside who will direct you to the nearby factory shop - although you might wish to see that also. The museum is a modern white complex of 3 buildings. The central one is...More

Thank CorshamRay
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Suzhou Silk Museum is located on Renmin Lu. The museum exhibition is considered one of the best in China. It tells the story of filature in Suzhou from the IV century BC to the present day. Local guides say that the greatest impression on visitors...More

1  Thank Vladimir M
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

No choice. I visited to try to find a man shirt for me. Only 3. And not my size ( medium ). Design horrible and 1 500 CNY. Or 180 €. Around 200 US $. At 1 km I found many very nice at 200...More

Thank J B
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Response from Tk N | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. Go early only open from 9 am to 3 pm... Nice silk wear to buy... Credit card accepted. Enjoy.