Eastern China Sights

China National Silk Museum (Zhōngguó sīchóu bówùguǎn)

  • 73–1 Yuhuangshan Lu Map It
  • Hangzhou

Published 02/08/2016

Fodor's Review

From worm to weave, the China National Silk Museum explores traditional silk production, illustrating every step of the process. By the end, you'll comprehend the cost of this fine fiber made from cocoons of mulberry-munching larvae. On display are looms, brocades, and a rotating exhibit of historic robes from different Chinese dynasties. The first-floor shop has the city's largest selection of silk, and sells it by the meter. The museum is south of West Lake, on the road to Jade Emperor Hill.

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73–1 Yuhuangshan Lu, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Sheng, 310002, China

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  • Free
  • Daily 9–4:45

Published 02/08/2016


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