Suzhou Silk Museum (Suzhou Sichou Bowuguan) [苏州丝绸博物馆]

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  • Address:2001 Renmin Lu, Suzhou
  • Getting there: Take bus No.55,178,202 to Suzhou Museum(苏州博物馆) stop
  • Contact: 0512-6753 6506  
  • Opening hours: 09:00-16:30
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Suzhou Silk Museum is located in Beishitan Tower, 3.5 km (2.2 miles) north of the center. The various displays give an excellent overview of the history of Suzhou's silk industry and aspects of sericulture and silk production. Exhibits include over 80 traditional looms, 320 samples of silk from various dynasties, 30 bolts of ancient silk, 350 ancient garments, and a large number of samples of modern silk products. Visitors can also see live silkworms in various stages of their life cycle, as well as examples of silk embroidery and clothing.

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