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Formerly an actual factory which helps make this place authentic.
We have visited a number of silk making exhibits and this is by far the best.
It even has mulberry trees on site.
Lots to buy as well.
Quality is fine but prices are fairly...More
Silk Museum is a must visit place when you are in Suzhou. I enjoyed learning how silk road started and spent hours here at the gallery reading the history of silk and looking at the exhibits, then walked through an arched red door into a...More
You can learn almost everything about silk. You can meet the caterpillars, look at the leafs, cocoon, way of production. It is the traditional production line of silk - very interesting to see! And, of course, at the end you pass a big silk mall....More
Although there was a very impressive display and education of the cycle of silk production and silken products, this is essentially a retail outlet selling high priced items under guise of "emperor quality". No doubt th equality wa shigh, but so were the prices.
The visit to the Suzhou Silk Museum was such a great experience for the kids. They got to see so many silk worms eating delicious Mulberry Leaves. The place is surprisingly clean and quite open for us to simply walk around and explore, which was...More
You can observed how the silk is produced from the first phase. If you wish you can touch even larvas :) Of course, there is obligatory silk shop after the visit. Fortunately nobody is pressed to buy something.
While most tours might take you to a factory for purchasing silk, this museum tells a great story about silk in China and makes for a great stop while in town exploring Suzhou. The exhibits are all well done and the museum is free. Definitely...More