We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Three Gorges Museum

No.236 Renmin Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400015, China
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$47.00*
and up
Private Tour: Best of Chongqing Including Chongqing Museum
More Info
US$129.00*
and up
Essential Chongqing Day Tour with Giant Panda Viewing
More Info
US$79.00*
and up
All Inclusive Private Day Tour to Ciqikou and Three Gorges Museum plus Shopping...
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“three gorges” (83 reviews)
“dam project” (9 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
No.236 Renmin Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400015, China
CONTACT
Website
Write a Review
Reviews (347)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This world's largest hydroelectric project is not to be missed when visiting China. The Dam itself has 5 times the hydro generation of Hoover Dam. Although it's not as tall as Hoover it is much longer (1.4 miles). It serves the hydro needs of 1.5%...More

Thank Skootamattaken
Reviewed 1 week ago

A huge museum with many different sections. The Three Gorges Dam part is available with or without audio-guide. A nice visit to learn about China in the past, present and the future.

Thank Niels R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The size of this project is breathtaking, the repercussions to the local people and the benefits are so interesting to see. The size of the dam is unbelievable, to see the height that the river has increased by is astounding. The actual gorges are beautiful...More

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has exhibitions on the various minority ethnicities in Chongqing. Also, on the construction and impact of the Three Gorges Dam. It has displays of ancient Ba-Yu civilisation, from the ancient kingdom of Ba, ancestor to the modern center of Chongqing (Yu Zhong). It...More

1  Thank JoseCQ
Reviewed 1 week ago

A large museum with a wide selection of exhibits. Its in central Chongqing, so very convenient to get to - and you can spend the whole day in there if you're the sort of person who likes to go slowly round museums. The curation of...More

1  Thank Iralie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful piece of construction. It might not be as tall as other dams we have toured like Glen Canyon or Hoover Dam but the size is extremely impressive. The 2 ship locks are huge. The weather is unpredictable, ought guide said that we...More

Thank Dennis0002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a taxi here which was most efficient. There is a simplistic guide in English. I found the information on the dam sadly lacking but you are given a view of the three gorge environment. There are a number of rooms about the town...More

1  Thank meb91
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very beautiful museum with lots to see across the 4 floors. It is definitely worth a visit when you have a spare half day. The main display of the Three Gorges is on 1st floor and has some great images and details...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are intending to cruise the Yangtze, this museum offers a lot of insight to the development of the Three Gorges dam and the archeological finds prior to the flooding. We visited with a local guide and found it very useful.

Thank John F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a good place to look at the history of the 3 gorges. The best is it's free and so cool to spend our time in the museum. Best 4 storey tour

Thank scclee
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
ShunShui Yu Guan (XueTian Wan)
18 reviews
.16 km away
Cupola Kitchen & Lounge
22 reviews
.38 km away
De Zhuang Hotpot (XueTian Wan)
20 reviews
.30 km away
Hong Qi Hotpot
10 reviews
.50 km away
Nearby Attractions
Chongqing People's Square
97 reviews
.10 km away
People's Assembly Hall
117 reviews
.34 km away
Loquat Hill Park
22 reviews
1.29 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
soohiang
2 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from myreview122010 | Reviewed this property |
Our guide came with us but I believe taxi is cheap and safe.
0
Votes