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Suzhou Museum

Dongbei Jie near Lindman Lu, Suzhou 215001, China
+86 512 6754 1534
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“on display” (15 reviews)
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Dongbei Jie near Lindman Lu, Suzhou 215001, China
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+86 512 6754 1534
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"famous architect"
in 11 reviews
"on display"
in 15 reviews
"designed building"
in 5 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful architecture"
in 9 reviews
"great design"
in 3 reviews
"free attraction"
in 3 reviews
"glass pyramid"
in 3 reviews
"souvenir shop"
in 3 reviews
"the humble administrator's garden"
in 16 reviews
"chinese art"
in 7 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 15 reviews
"audio guide"
in 6 reviews
"tang dynasty"
in 3 reviews
"nice garden"
in 3 reviews
"pei"
in 79 reviews
"queue"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All government run museums are free in China. Some can reserve free tickets online, but Suzhou Museum you have to line up to get in. During summer, the wait can be long. They will post the wait time at the door so that you can...More

Thank Soxblue
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend of mine asked me to come here with her a long time ago. I was told I needed to experience more of the local Chinese culture and history. I recently went back with my daughter so she could learn about her mothers culture...More

Thank Joshua E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum has beautiful pieces, but the building itself is worth the stop, and the gift shop has some lovely items for purchase.

Thank RJWE4
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Suzhou gardens, do not miss the Museum. A wonderful old style architecture, where you can learn Suzhou history( basic knowledge of Chinese history is nevessar). Suzhou was and still is a silk town. I myself was reluctant to go, when my wife...More

Thank Michael K
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

The blast of air conditioning in this small, modern museum was very welcome given the heat outside. Great gift shop. Clean restrooms. Small collection.

1  Thank Elizabeth S
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

One of the sights it Suzhou is the Suzhou Museum. Admission is free, as I recall. One of the major attractions is the building itself. It was designed by I. M. Pei, the famous architect. It's built on several levels. There are lots of scrolls,...More

Thank Bryce S
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

This ultra modern museum is a must when visiting Suzhou. Next to the Humble Administrators garden in the heart of Suzhou. The artwork is superbly presented and the whole building is crisp and refreshing. We skipped the 1 hr line up to get in at...More

Thank Kenneth L
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This museum is worth visiting for the rich collection and great display. Can plan half day here and have cheap lunch in the neighborhood !

Thank Emmanuel L
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

There is an Excellent collection of Chinese cultural works housed in a unique IM Pei building. The visit is well with the wait.

Thank OHSTN
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

You have to come here while you are in Suzhou. Everything from calligraphy to pottery. Popular with Chinese tourists.

Thank garlec
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sarahhobart
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.
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geoffsobels
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.
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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.
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