Claimed as being the biggest of the kind in the world, China National Silk Museum is dedicated to traditional Chinese Silk culture. It is located at the southern bank of the west lake in Hangzhou city.
Spread over eight exhibition halls, this museum displays the 5000-year old history of Chinese Silk culture. The collectibles and relics are divided into: The Preface Hall, Relics Hall, Folk-custom Hall, Dyeing and Weaving Hall and Modern Achievements Hall.
The history of the Silk Road through which the silk was imported out of China, the fragmentary brocade dating back to 5630-years and elaborate information on evolution of Silk culture in China make this museum worth visiting.
China National Silk Museum Travel Tips
- Galleries are cleared fifteen minutes before closing.
- Admission is free.
- Appropriate dressing is recommended.
- Pets are not allowed.
- Wheelchair accessible.
- Guides and Audio guides are available.
- Souvenir shop and tea-room is available in the museum.
How to Reach China National Silk Museum
- Bus: K12, 42, Y3
- Xiangzhang Famous Garden, Yuehuangge Seafood Restaurant.
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14.86% of people who visit Hangzhou include China National Silk Museum in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
66.67% of people start their China National Silk Museum visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see China National Silk Museum
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting China National Silk Museum