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Not necessarily for kids

I wanted a break from Temples and Monasteries, so this seemed a good option. It's only a short taxi... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2014
Roger M
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Quite Interesting Museum

Since we were on an early afternoon flight, we had only one attraction to visit in Taiyuan, the... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2013
Jeffrey L
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Taipei, Taiwan
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29 Oct 2017
“Time for revamp, almost 30 years”
17 Apr 2015
“A different museum experience”
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This museum is so dated that you can probably learn more about coal from wikipedia. It was built I think like in 1989. China can do a much better job if it were to redo this museum. The guide cannot do a good job because...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2015

The museum does indeed teach us about the various uses of coal and it's energy potential. But, its exhibits admittedly seems a bit dated and getting old. Also, it's almost all in Chinese Mandarin. What i did not like was that they charge an additional...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2014

I wanted a break from Temples and Monasteries, so this seemed a good option. It's only a short taxi ride from most of the downtown area. When I was there, it was hard to find the entrance because there was a large market area set...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Since we were on an early afternoon flight, we had only one attraction to visit in Taiyuan, the Coal Museum of China [中國煤炭博物館]. We had thought that a museum dedicated to coal would be boring but it wasn't at all. The highlights of the visit...More

Thank Jeffrey L
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