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Kunming City Museum

Tuodong Lu 120, Kunming, China
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Good Museum & Flying Tigers Exhibit

Free to enter this is a good museum, albeit not a lot in it. Main displays are the WWII Flying... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
floraforest
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Peterborough, Australia
It' s ok

Near to our hotel. We came on Saturday and there was a opening ceremony for art paints exhibition... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
hweeying
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Tuodong Lu 120, Kunming, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Free to enter this is a good museum, albeit not a lot in it. Main displays are the WWII Flying Tigers exhibit, which is excellent, a beautiful ceramics display, painted fans display and a good dinosaur exhibit. Many signs etc in English. Very quiet and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Near to our hotel. We came on Saturday and there was a opening ceremony for art paints exhibition. We spent 1 hour there.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Museum is in a two story building. There are local exhibit from the Providence of Yunnan and the City of Kunming. The Flying Tigers exhibits is extensive with many pictures of the area, the war, the people in the war. The damage from the...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Very few American know the sacrifices that was made by Claire Chennault and his Flying Tigers group. General Chennault went to China in 1938 to help China fight the Japanese. Chennault was sent to Kunming, in western China to set up the Chinese Air Force...More

Thank Larry C
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

As a museum has very few exhibits, mainly ceramics (mind you, remarcable items). The temporal exhibitions may be the most interesting. The most stricking point is the display on the USA help to the Nationalist army during the II WW. Don't expect to find any...More

Thank Javier G
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

I went there specifically to see the Flying Tiger's exhibit, which I thought was just fantastic. I probably spent two hours looking at the professionally curated displays. With plenty of signage in English, this is a great place for history buffs. The remainder of the...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

The museum was not far from where I was staying and it was my first experience in a Chinese Museum. There were only two exhibits on the first floor. Kunming in the Bronze Age (Interesting.. do a bit or reading beforehand). Signs are in English...More

1  Thank Christopher L
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the flying tigers exhibition. Understood a lot about Kunming during WW2 and the close friendship between China and USA. So many good people voluntering to fight evil in this world. A good exhibition to record and show they contribution

Thank SL Y
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

For World War II history buffs, Kunming was the base for the famed "Flying Tigers" or AVG (American Volunteer Group. Kunming City Museum dedicates an entire wing of the building to this group of pilots. On display is some of the equipment and clothing of...More

1  Thank AllThatAsia
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

The story of the WW11 The legendary Flying Tigers is pretty interesting and well told here. They were a fighter group that trained in China and defended the Burma supply line to China over the Himalayas known as the "Hump" before the United States entered...More

Thank easterntreker
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