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"9.18"Historical Museum

No.46 Wanghua South Street, Dadong District, Shenyang 110003, China
+86 24 8832 0918
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A great place to learn Chinese history

The 9.18 Historical Museum highlights a very interesting and tragic piece of local history: the... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
George N
Shenyang, China
Chilling museum telling important story

This museum is not for the faint of heart. While the pictures on display here are grainy there is... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Berkeley, California
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This museum commemorates September 18, 1935, the day Japanese forces invaded China and subsequently occupied Shenyang and the surrounding peninsula. It displays disturbing photos depicting the carnage of war.
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No.46 Wanghua South Street, Dadong District, Shenyang 110003, China
+86 24 8832 0918
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

The 9.18 Historical Museum highlights a very interesting and tragic piece of local history: the Japanese invasion of Northern China and the horrific things they did to the local people. It also looks at their struggle for freedom.

Thank George N
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This museum is not for the faint of heart. While the pictures on display here are grainy there is no mistaking that they depict gruesome acts of torture and violence, including one still image of an actual beheading in progress, several photos of piles of...More

Thank Retinol13
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This was the second time I visited the 9/18 museum. I am very much a history buff so this is a must see location for me and any other history oriented person. However, even if you are not fully interested in history this museum is...More

Thank Dwayne S
Reviewed 9 March 2017

if you know the history of this date. when you enter this building, you will feel a bit chilling and thrilling inside. they introduce some cruel facts of a history that is not supposed to be forgotten.

Thank yirant2016
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit.. showing the history which the Chinese had with the Japanese, and what they did to get their freedom from them... Very interesting!

1  Thank luteganya
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This museum was built on the exact location of the Mukden Incident.On September 18 ,1931 , militarist Japan assassinated Old Marshal Zhang and blew up the railway bridge as pretext to invade China. The exterior of the museum is impressive .A building design with an...More

1  Thank ManfreddNg
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Arrived at Shenyang City late evening on a Sunday. Next morning, our first itinerary on our must-visit list was 9.18 Historical Museum. We arrived there early and much to our horror, we discovered that the main gate was closed. There was a stern-faced security guard...More

1  Thank Shalom-Tan
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I am not a museum frequenter, but the 9 18 museum is terrific. Whilst the actual incident to the museum is devoted was comparatively minor, it is regarded by the Chinese as the Princeps/Prince Ferdinand moment that kicked off 14 years of conflict between the...More

3  Thank bladdamasta
Reviewed 7 January 2017

It was very interesting to see this museum as it is part of the history behind the Japanese invasion of Manchuaria.

1  Thank HelmerJuulNissen
Reviewed 9 October 2016

A nice museum similar in style and tone as the one in Nanjing. As a foreigner, it is always interesting and an informative to see other countries reflection on history. If you enjoy museums, this would be a great way to spend a couple of...More

Thank Chet D
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Response from Wilson C | Reviewed this property |
i say two hours at the 9.18 museum. Depends on your tolerance level of the noisy local tourists and how in depth you want to get with the exhibits. I put up with the locals because I was genuinely interested in knowing... More