Where Prince Zhong's mansion once stood, now stands Suzhou Garden Museum, an exhibition building designed by a famous Chinese-American architect. Surrounded by exquisite courtyards, the three-story building represents a blend of modern halls and traditional gardens. You can visit three main areas of the museum--the central, western, and eastern areas. As you stroll through the museum, inspect the vast collection of Chinese national treasures ranging from handicraft works, paintings, and calligraphy, to porcelain, celadon, and silk relics. The museum also introduces its visitors to Chinese traditions, customs, festivals, belief systems, and folk activities. You can plan Suzhou trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
Tours To Suzhou Garden Museum
Flexible One Day Suzhou Private Tour with Lunch BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $150
Duration: 7 to 8 hours
Suzhou Garden Museum Reviews
It is hard to know whether to commend more the modern building or the well-displayed collection of antiquities from the area around Suzhou. Although many visitors seem more interested in snapping... more »
It is free entry but you have to register for a visiting slot online. Very troublesome if you are doing it on the spot via their WeChat QR code provided at the information center. The service staff... more »
The architecture of the museum and the garden are gorgeous, and the collections of art are beautiful and interesting, but the crowds of uncivilized chinese tourists can turn it into a negative experience. They shouldn't allowed so many people to get inside at the same time.
Great museum, take a 3 hour for it to see all artefacts, and take into account there can be up to 1 hour queue in entrance
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