Museums in Dalian

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Museums in Dalian

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  • Rod N
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Floor 2 is the self-guided tour with a talking speaker triggered as you move around. Sometimes gets mixed up and repeats the same segment. Easier than someone translating. The 3rd and 4th floors rotate exhibits. Currently a Chinese puppet history. Interesting but not exciting. Reservations required in advance.
    Written 22 April 2023
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  • Mark M
    Rivieres, France195 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Free, a good 2 hours' worth of visit, Very well laid out, excellent toilets, but very little English explanation. We were the only English people there so not surprising really. You need photo ID to get in
    Written 27 October 2018
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  • Umi
    Pleasanton, CA10 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The entrance fee is free, but foreigners should bring a passport!
    There are two museums on that site, and those two have little different art collections.
    I was so impressed with the ancient time's carvings on jades and woods.
    One little concern is they don't control air condition in a museum except in the mummy zone (so, many people stayed in the mummy zone).
    Written 5 October 2019
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  • Maddy
    Dalian, China484 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    While before the shell museum was hosted inside the castle, now the location changed to a modern shell-shaped museum in Xinghai square. Very interesting place, he entrance is around 100rmb.
    Written 19 June 2017
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  • susanbrien
    Ottawa, Canada72 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is worth a couple of hours to walk around , review the historic significance of this area and take pictures of the wonder view.
    Written 21 June 2017
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  • Deanosaur89
    Edmonton, Canada2,285 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a house built in 1902 and converted into an art museum. It is a little on the smaller side but it is free! The staff are friendly and when we went there was a guide that spoke English and was sharing all kinds of information about the area like the museum and how the tram worked!

    Some of the prints in the gift shop are made by an artist down the road and are sold in a couple shops. The translation of the main shop where he works is called Bear Cub Book Store.

    The 201 tram stops nearby and it is a short walk from the Dalian Railway Station. Plan to spend about an hour here but more for the Russian Street.
    Written 10 July 2021
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  • Martin A
    Suzhou, China2,982 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Dalian Rocks is called a museum but an attraction like this deserves a more exciting name. The rocks on exhibit serve to illustrate and explicate Chinese culture, as well as the local rocks and landforms. It's located in a big, beautiful, building with several other "museums" and they have a big screen with live shows and a beer garden outside all summer long. It's right across from the train station in Jinshitan.
    Written 29 July 2016
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  • Andrew M
    7,280 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    My son and I visited the naval museum on a day trip from Dalian. The entry fee is included in the Baishan scenic area entry ticket of 45 yuan. There are additional charges of 20 yuan, for taking photos on the gunboat or tank. All other exhibits are free of charge. The museum includes 2 buildings with exhibits, and there are helicopters, anti aircraft guns, batteries, helicopter, torpedoes, missiles and fighter jet located outside for viewing.

    The building on the left contains models of warships and submarines, and quite a few naval weapons e.g. anti aircraft guns, torpedos. The building on the right contains depth charges, mines and other water based weapons. It takes one hour to view all exhibits, and there was a relatively small crowd compared to other nearby attractions.
    Written 27 July 2015
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  • Teruce
    Hong Kong, China275 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This museum is unique and an interesting place for those interested. It claims to be the largest one of the type in the world. There was a good variety of snakes for viewing and some crocodiles and other reptiles were also there of which each was in a seprate compartment. There were a few funny things which require improvement. First, some of the labels for the snake were incorrect or missing for some unknown reason. Second, right next to the main entrance, you can see a large number of real-size imitation snakes of the same species on display for no good reason. Third, there were crocodile and snake products for sale in the museum but I did not see any certification documentation which would serve to keep buyers who may have to fly back home from legal trouble when passing through customs. Some educational talks inthe museum would have enhanced the image and level of the museum easily.
    Written 10 May 2016
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  • Martin A
    Suzhou, China2,982 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The world's largest collection of Mao buttons is in a museum in Jinshitan that also has lots of paintings and sculptures from the Mao era, including a bust of Bethune beside a big one of Mao. It's 100 rmb to enter but you can get in for just 20 yuan on the night of the Light Festival.
    Written 2 March 2018
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  • Martin A
    Suzhou, China2,982 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    As a foreigner, I want to say this place gives visitors lots of insight not only into geology but also into the Chinese way of looking at things, starting with rocks and the landscape. Fascinating.
    Written 6 February 2017
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