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Museum of Sino-japanese War

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Address: Liugong Island, Huancui District, Weihai 264200, China
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Fairly small museum and easy to navigate. This museum detailed the battle between China and Japan pre WWI and China lost. The consequences of this battle shaped the modern history... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fairly small museum and easy to navigate. This museum detailed the battle between China and Japan pre WWI and China lost. The consequences of this battle shaped the modern history in China. Anyone interested in Chinese modern history will find this museum very informative.

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Guangzhou, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Included on the itinerary of a two day trip to WeiHai. If you've been on a Chinese trip you'll understand the title! I read a little about the war before I went (Wikipedia) which was useful. A nice museum with lots of information, models and displays. Quite a lot of the Chinese signs have an English equivalent. We had only... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

My son and I visited this museum on a day trip from Dalian. We had previously visited war museums in Beijing (Wanping Fortress), Shenyang (9.18), Harbin (Unit 731), Changchun (Imperial Palace Museum), Lushun (East Crest Fortress & Warzhong Tomb), Shanghai (Battle of Shanghai) and Nanjing (Massacre Memorial). We found this museum to have the most fairly presented exhibits. Most Chinese... More 

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Goole, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Worth a visit, tells events from both sides of war and signs in English as well, on the Island and easy to get around

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Coral Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Interesting Museum told from a Chinese point of view. Can not say too much about it as is not big and only takes about 1 hour to go through.

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Weihai, China
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

Signs in English! quite interesting as it talks about the first sino-japanese war which most foreigners didn't know about. best thing on Liu Gong Island

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Marcoola, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2012

Excellent scenes from China's history. It gives a good look at the Qing period and the northern navy.

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