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Qingdao Site Museum of the Former German Governor's Residence

No.26 Longshan Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266000, China
+86 532 8286 8838
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German Governors Residence

The Germans were late comers to China and are sometimes overlooked. Not to be outdone by Britain... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Stuart P
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Interesting attraction

The mansion had a good selection of displays along with some English explanation...the 20 yuan... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
thelonious22
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No.26 Longshan Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266000, China
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The Germans were late comers to China and are sometimes overlooked. Not to be outdone by Britain and France the Germans found a small village with an excellent anchorage and built a trading colony here. A suitable building was required for the Governor and this...More

Thank Stuart P
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The mansion had a good selection of displays along with some English explanation...the 20 yuan ticket was a bit much for a place that barely takes 30 minutes to check out though...

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This museum has some good photos and explanations showing the building's role in Qingdao's past. The visit will take less than an hour but it's worth it if you have the time.

Thank 4Canucksoutthere
Reviewed 2 April 2017

For those interested in History the former German Governors Mansion is a do not miss. Unfortunately you cannot take pictures and there are video cameras monitoring every room. The large building is packed with original furniture and period pictures that really will make you wonder...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Fairly small, but fun to explore. Tickets are quite cheap, so I think worth it if you have the time. Also very close to signal hill park which is quite nice as well.

Thank armiller173
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This former German governor's residence is a very good small museum with German architectural design of 110 years ago. While its outlook remains a timeless building making a good subject of photography, it is a very interesting museum with plenty of scale models of buildings...More

Thank Teruce
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

No big deal, but a nice novelty. Worth a look see if you're in Qingdao. Remember the Germans were only in the area from 1897 to 1914. Therefore, the Chinese officials had a much longer use of the property including Chairman Mao. However, that is...More

Thank Bajabob7
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

If you like German history check this out. If you like old German architecture, check out out. If not you will find yourself quite bored. It is located near the beach and many other historical sites though. The area is nice, so if you are...More

Thank Dustin D
Reviewed 27 May 2016

As a North American, I've seen very similar buildings in North America from the inside. If you're from Europe, you'd probably be even less impressed. It is pretty nice from the outside though and its free to enter the grounds. I wouldn't recommend paying the...More

Thank Ambrose L
Reviewed 17 April 2016

I visited this site in summer 2015. The house is nice, particularly the winter garden. It is also in relatively good shape. The exhibition of historic articles is pretty straight forward, with no special attention paid to making it look like a lived in house...More

Thank David_at_large
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