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Three Gorges Museum

No.236 Renmin Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400015, China
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No.236 Renmin Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400015, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We did the boattrip on the Yangsteriver, the third longest river in the world. The museum is a good insight of this big project of the building the 3 Gorges dam. The cruise on the river is a nice way to relax and getting more...More

Thank Itchytwiggy
Reviewed 1 week ago

A stunning building with fascinating exhibits. You get the whole history of how the big dam was built. Astonishing cost and amazing timescales - this was a fascinating visit.

Thank theresalwaysone
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum's modern building differs from the traditional architecture of the people's square and the administrative buildings around it. Its three floors contain a rich collection of artifacts that describe the region's host from prehistoric times. The collections of Chinese porcelain and traditional writing are...More

1  Thank Jose Eduardo B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This piece of engineering is explained in detail in the museum. An amazing place to visit whilst on a river cruise.

Thank WAMMidlands
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Easy to get too, Bus, Train or Taxi's. Taxis' are very cheap in Chongqing, and entry to the Museum is free. So if you are in Chongqing it's worth a visit.

1  Thank dawnKedah
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The overall construction of the dam is truly spectacular. During the construction, they managed to unearth some archaeological items.

Thank Andy_C99
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were part of a Sinorama travel group on the Sinorama Gold 3 Yangtze River cruise ship. After docking, we had a 1 hour bus ride to the Three Gorges Dam and Museum. The museum is a very informative place to start BEFORE looking at...More

Thank AZfreebirds
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Enjoyed this museum a lot of artifacts and art work spent about 2 hours here. It is free to get in, bonus. In most cases there was some English translations.

Thank MamaBoyce
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Learned all about the construction and working of the world's largest hydroelectric dam. My engineer father would have loved all the details. They, of course, didn't mention much about the displacement of villagers along the river. But, all in all, it seems to have benefited...More

Thank Pam T
Reviewed 3 May 2017

At the end of our 3-day Yangtze cruise we were given a very interesting insight into theis enormous construction project at the museum and viewing platforms. This organised tour was well run and informative. BUT be prepared for massive crowds (although this was pretty common...More

Thank Roger V
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