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Quanzhou Maritime Museum

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Excellent Quanzhou museum

I took a taxi from my Quanzhou hotel out to this museum this morning. Excellent museum, though the... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Beijing, China
via mobile
Very educational introduction to glorious maritime history

The visit to the Quanzhou Maritime Museum was an eye opener. The museum offers a wonderful glimpse... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive exhibition about the maritime Silk Road (must admit the Silk Road is a topic I’m really interested in though). Very informative, with high quality interpretation, truly worth a visit. I thought my guidebook was not doing Quanzhou justice (I personally found it a much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank siel
Reviewed 19 September 2018

A bit of a walk from Centre (Clocktower) but worth it if you are interested in boats and shipping history. This city was the main shipping port in the early days of the Silk Road and had a multi nationalities.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We were very lucky when we went and there was a volunteer English speaking guide on duty. She was excellent, explaining all the exhibits and bringing alive the history of Quanzhou which is the start of the silk road. Lots of interesting things on display...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hyper32
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

I took a taxi from my Quanzhou hotel out to this museum this morning. Excellent museum, though the second floor was closed. The museum has excellent displays, also in English, and will give you an understanding of Quanzhou as an ancient prospering port town. From...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The visit to the Quanzhou Maritime Museum was an eye opener. The museum offers a wonderful glimpse of Quanzhou in its glorious past as the most important seafaring port of China, indeed the world. When everybody talks about China’s Belt and Road Initiative nowadays it...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Lindawong9299
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

There are so many nice pieces in the exhibit. The main hall has the lower hull portion of an ancient ship raised from the seafloor just of the port of Quanzhou. Lots to learn from a small museum.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Please note that this museum, like most museums, is closed on Monday. Two of the exhibition halls are closed on the day I visit. I end up seeing only a large number of excavated tombstones. Not really my things, unfortunately.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank visootp
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Rare Muslims tombs are found at the back. It is also next to an Islamic cultural center that is free as well. 罕见的穆斯林墓在后院. 在一个伊斯兰教文化中心旁边

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Alexander Q
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Was a lot better than I was expecting. Pretty nice range of exhibits and lots of information about the various vessels and history of the area. The building is also quite nice, worth checking out.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank AKnomad907
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Quanzhou is a living museum of world religions. Thanks to its long history of overseas trade and cultural exchange. We found this museum fascinating, although we wish there were more information/explanation. We went with our own researched therefore we weren't disappointed. Relics from the trades...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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