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Beijing Dong Wu silk Museum

Minzhuyuan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
+86 186 1207 5588
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The spiel in very convincing. Makes sense that at a factory you would get genuine products however... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Clare6of7
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Tamworth
All you need to know about silk

Beijing Dong Wu silk Museum is the place to learn about silk life cycle. you get the information... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Yossi N
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Minzhuyuan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
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+86 186 1207 5588
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

The spiel in very convincing. Makes sense that at a factory you would get genuine products however it is simply not the case. Two of us bought silk underwear that laddered the first mie it was worn. I bought two scarves which were already packaged...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

Beijing Dong Wu silk Museum is the place to learn about silk life cycle. you get the information with samples starting from the eggs . And you can buy silk products.

Thank Yossi N
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Back in January we visited this place as part of a guided tour that included the great wall. We had a great time learning everything about the silk. We decided to purchase over $3,000 worth of merchandise and we agreed with the manager that it...More

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Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Amazing for people who want to know about silk. Right from eggs to finished product very well explained with visual props. And its really expensive but you can why it’s expensive because of lots of effort involved in it.

1  Thank SANKAR287
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

You walk in to a live silk demonstration. Silk worm exhibits. The whole process of silk from start to finish. beautiful garments. The ladies really loved this. Have great photo's on camera which is not with me. Should have used phone.

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Reviewed November 12, 2017

On entering this beautiful place you are welcomed and a demonstration is given on how they spin the silk from the cocoon of the silk worm. From one cocoon the length of the silk can be 1 and a 1/2 kilometres long. Then there is...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful talk on the life of a silk worm and another talk on how the silk is made. The presenter explained the silk process from the silk worm to the end product. It was very interesting. After the talk you can shop. They...More

1  Thank Patti D
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Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

Well we went there as a part of a 2 days city tour. They showed us how silk is made and after that was the shopping part. I bought duvet and duvet cover for 500$ and they gave me as a present 2 pillow cases....More

Thank lichinka
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Reviewed March 9, 2017

we purchased $2000 worth of bedding from them ,, they didnt have the colour we wanted in stock but said it would be in store in a few days and they would ship it to us ,, well that was 6 months ago , it...More

3  Thank skylift2016
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Reviewed January 9, 2017

We enjoyed our visit as we learnt a lot about the way Silk is made into bedding & material. We purchased a Queen sized silk filled quilt which we have loved for the past 4 years (we visited in February 2012). In fact, we will...More

2  Thank Louise K
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Response from BobDiane2014 | Reviewed this property |
Didn't go into games village. Only visit to silk factory. Very interesting. Well worth the time. I should say 70% of us on the tour bought silk pillows and or dooners . They are great.
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