"Suzhou Silk Museum" Suzhou Things to Do Tip by Willettsworld

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This museum is located at the northern end of Renmin Lu near the train station. The museum opened in 1991 and exhibits the whole process of silk making from mulberry planting, silkworm breeding, silk reeling, fabric weaving to the finished garments. You actually get the chance to see silkworms but the ones I saw were tiny like ants and that I thought were plastic. In fact I went all the way back to the girl at the admission desk and asked where the real ones were. She then took me back to the 'plastic' ones and showed me them again and indeed they were moving!

Open: 9am-5pm. Admission: Y15.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jun 23, 2009
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