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What a great place to visit if you want to learn about the history of silk and the effects of the silkroad. It was a wonderful journey everything is explained( written)in both Chinese and English. As an added bonus the museum is set in a...More
I was on a short trip in Hangzhou and decided to visit the museum with my partner. We took a taxi from our hotel and asked the receptionist to kindly explain the destination. The museum is well maintained and informative regarding the silk and sericulture....More
Since our hotel was close by, and because it was too hot and humid to go to the West Lake, we decided to check out this museum. What a perfect way to spend an afternoon. Extremely well signed in English and Chinese, you can learn...More
I came to see the buildings' architecture as much as the interior displays. I was not disappointed and the place is a tribute to the importance of silk in Chinese history.
The museum is World Heritage listed and is one of the largest textile and...More
Intriguing history of how silk became such a core part of China!
And how silk is actually harvested from silkworms.
Didn’t take our guide too long to get us there. We spent between 1-2 hours there. Photography is allowed in the exhibits.
Amazing silk gown...More