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Suzhou Museum

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204 Dongbei Jie, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215000, China
Pingjiang District
+86 512 6754 1534
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to see a specific exhibit we had been hearing about, but we enjoyed it so much more than we thought we would. A great mix of ancient artifacts, modern art, contemporary art, history, and even architecture mixed in. Surprisingly was a lot better...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum's collections were normal, nothing fancy as Nanjing which is the capital city of this province. However, the museum itself has a nice modern Suzhou style architecture.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ltp_BKK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The architect of this museum is very famous and the entrance is free so come early to beat the crowd. The building is beautiful and not too big. The grounds, cascades and the fish ponds are also very beautiful, which means everyone wants to take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TimothyD922
Reviewed 16 January 2019

I've seen some museums in China that have objects with dubious authenticity, but these items seem genuine. I made it through the new building quite quickly and was mildly disappointed with the range of silks, paintings and carved jade etc, but then realised i was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nanboogy
Reviewed 13 January 2019

This I M Pei architectural jewel is a delight. Wonderful gardens, breathtaking artefacts and best coffee shop - I love this place

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Snooze21
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

The displays are exceptional for an average sized museum. There are several rooms with exquisite displays of statues, pottery, brass and carved items. There are rooms of old books and beautiful scrolls showing landscapes, portraits, life in ancient China and calligraphy. The curation is exceptionally...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sasha M
Reviewed 1 January 2019

Give yourself time to tour this museum and to visit the shop. The design of the museum is beautiful and the quality of the items displayed make it worth the visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HappyMinski
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

The museum exhibits aren't great, however it's worth a trip purely for the architecture of the building. Combine the trip here with Ping jan road and Humble Administrator's garden as they are all in the same area and together they make for a good day...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank C7304FYdanielf
Reviewed 22 December 2018

The museum was just ok compared to other museums we have visited in China. The building design was interesting. The walk from the Linden Lu Metro station (Exit 1) was about 20 minutes. I would definitely not stand in a queue or make a special...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank T S
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

Boring museum with not much to offer. There are larger museums in Suzhou that are worth checking out. The architecture is very interesting though with a very modern twist of ancient Chinese structures. 很无聊的一个地方,没什么看点。可是很多地方拍照,他的建构非常特别,带着现代又有一点复古风味,值得一来参观它的设计。

Date of experience: December 2018
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25 June 2016|
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Response from SJiun | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is closed on Monday, other days 9am-5pm, weekend usually kinda long queue to go in, free entrance.
18 May 2016|
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Response from CarolynMcI | Reviewed this property |
I didn't explore the galleries at all, rather I chose to explore the interior architecture and the veiws from the outside. I was rather museumed out and there wasn't enough time to do it all justice.
Bonnie S
2 April 2016|
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Response from Bas F | Reviewed this property |
There are no long queues. It is a nice museum and worth visiting any time.Also enjoy the environment of the museum.