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Suzhou Silk Museum

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No.2001 Renmin Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a pretty cool stop on our tour. We learned how silk is made from the start of the process to the end.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BrittneyLikeSpears
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 26 September 2018

this is a very interesting place to visit, seeing how they get the silk fibers out of the cacoons, to make such beautiful garments

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Badariyah
Reviewed 8 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marek M
Reviewed 1 September 2018

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. there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rudy C
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

well organized and nicely presented, detailed information available in English for international traveller. Must visit place when go to Suzhou.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ra j
Reviewed 10 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank andrzejpoland
Reviewed 23 July 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NTS_2011
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1 April 2018|
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Response from Andre F | Reviewed this property |
I would think not but it is more geared to group tours as there are lots of silk items for sale.
25 June 2016|
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Response from 808tkn | 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.