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Three Gorges Museum, Chongqing

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4.1/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Learn about the history of the city and surrounding area at Three Gorges Museum, a museum dedicated to the natural and cultural heritage of Chongqing and the Three Gorges section of the Yangtze River. Opened in 2005, the cultural institution features four main exhibits that cover the natural heritage, early human history, 20th century, and World War II era in the area. The museum tells the story of the region through its collection of artifacts--including coins, porcelain, and paintings--and a number of scale models, interactive elements, and video displays. Put Three Gorges Museum into our Chongqing trip itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This was a great museum, made all the better for the free entry and the information about the three gorges dam that you can see which actually acknowledges the displacement of the millions of people a...  read more »
  • This museum is a great introduction to Chongqing and its changes over time. This is a more modern museum, complete with gift shop and little cafe. The museum allows the visitor to see what Chongqing w...  read more »
  • Accessible via CRT/subway line 2; this place can easily take up half a day if you intend to view all exhibits. Audio guide is available at a nominal fee. As the museum is huge with plenty to see on al...  read more »
  • This is a wonderful museum and it was completely free to go into and look around. You will not find this in America. I absolutely found it educational and a great adventure. Even though I am not Chinese I like history. you will not be disappointed.
  • The museum is great. Don't miss the free panoramic movie which is a kind of substitute to the expensive sails along the three gorges.
  • It is a must see for those who are interested in ancient Chinese history.
  • 值得一看 了解重庆的历史文化和三峡的历史文化 过去也很方便 公交很多 也可以坐轻轨过去 公交在大礼堂下 轻轨在大溪沟下 可以顺路和大礼堂一起参观
  • 9:00-17:00 monday closed
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