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No.2001 Renmin Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow !!!!very friendly staff and great staff .Just wonderful information.Wonderful silk products. I got a beautiful scarf ,socks and underwear . Bought my husband a beautiful shirt . He said it’s very comfortable. So much information about the silk worms 🐛.So great learnt a lot...More

Thank hchristina1946
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a quick and worthwhile stop to see how silk is made, from the worms to the looms. The store/gift shop is large and takes away from the experience a little, but still worth it.

Thank RJWE4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here as part of our tour, and I was pleasantly surprised by the information. I'd never heard of some of the items being made from silk and how apparently good they are. Needless to say I have come home with a silk quilt!!

Thank loreeng2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So as part of a tour we went to the silk factory Our host was hilarious Very good sense of humour but she could sell like no other The products are incredibly cheap and you can grab a bargain They even throw in a suitcase...More

Thank ellirainbow
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide provided us an in depth view of how silk is produced and turned into products. It is a government owned factory. We had plenty of time to tour and shop - no overt pressure to buy at all. We ended up purchasing...More

Thank Alanhimmelstein
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Museum shows how silkworm grows, is harvested and how silk is produced.. Good learning experience.. Goods are very expensive.. Courier service is available which delivers your purchase to the address given .. Good visit..

Thank Sumant S
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We marvelled at the intricate craftsmanship in designing and manufacturing premier quality bedding, apparel, and artwork. And it’s possible to buy them from the excellent in-house retail outlet.

Thank borrum
Reviewed 17 May 2018

I have mixed feelings about our time at the silk museum. It was very busy and had several groups going through while we were there, so we only got the chance to briefly see 'the making of silk'. We were able to touch some single...More

Thank silverbrook
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Tour guide said this is an average place to see but we found this to be one of the best things in Suzhou as we did not grade the gardens with any stars

Thank yorkshirekid
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Nice museum, But we stayed here for Too many hours. It’s a bit a tourist trap. The people who worked here are friendly And nice people!

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Nangsom
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Response from celticjames33 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Andre. Its more suitable for those who wish to shop.
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sarahhobart
25 June 2016|
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Response from Tk N | 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.
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