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Three Gorges Museum

No.236 Renmin Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400015, China
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No.236 Renmin Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400015, China
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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
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2 September 2017|
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Response from myreview122010 | Reviewed this property |
Our guide came with us but I believe taxi is cheap and safe.