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China Fan Museum

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Only museum specializing on fans in China

This museum is one of the several museums in the Gongchen Bridge district along the Grand Canal. It... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
autumncs
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Singapore, Singapore
It was ok

There was some nice artwork on the fans if enjoy history worth taking a peek I thought is good to... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2016
Bob155042
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Saskatoon, Canada
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30 Dec 2017
“Ok if visiting other museums in the complex”
28 Aug 2016
“Only museum specializing on fans in China”
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Interesting visit (you can talk about fans on 2 floors exhibiton!) But most explanation will be in chinese. There is the craftman pavillion next to it which is also worth a quick visit. Unfortunately sad too see smartphones definitely killing the culture as people are...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This museum is one of the several museums in the Gongchen Bridge district along the Grand Canal. It showcases the history and culture of fans around the world, especially in China, and is currently the only museum specializing on fans in China. The museum occupies...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank autumncs
Reviewed 4 June 2016

There was some nice artwork on the fans if enjoy history worth taking a peek I thought is good to see.There are other museums in the same building and then if you cross the river and there is the Canal museum lots of info in...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Bob155042
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

The museum is part of a complex on the North side of Hangzhou and worth a visit when walking the Grand Canal. There is a series of 7 buildings that make up this museum complex area that used to be industrial type warehouses. In the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Transport: Bus 591, get down 运河广场. Walk across the plaza or park, take water transport @ 拱宸桥 RMB 3, get down at 信义坊 stop. I have attached the schedule for you guys... plan yr time wisely. I have never bought any fan or admire them...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Alexandra L
Reviewed 26 July 2014

I think i would have enjoyed the fan museum a lot more if i hadnt have visited so many museums within a 2 weeks time period. The fan museum was interesting to see the evolution of fans but my group was pretty worn out from...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank GraceM7194
Reviewed 24 May 2014

It is one of the museums near the Gondcheng old bridge. It represents the history and cultures of fans. Really interesting. Besides, the museum reused the plant of a cotton mill dates back to decades ago, which make it more interesting place to visit.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Yingqi Q
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Even if you're not manical about fans, this is still a pretty interesting place for a quick look, if only because a fan museum is pretty quirky, and some of the exhibits really ARE quite interesting to look at. For most people, this museum will...More

Date of experience: February 2014
2  Thank Andrew_Alin
Reviewed 24 March 2013

The fan museum is located on the other side of the canal of the water bus stop and over the lovely old gong bridge. It is not worth visiting on its own, but if you are in that neck of the woods, you could pop...More

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank tombillinge
Reviewed 18 February 2013

The China Fan Museum in Hangzhou is a three story building close to the the ancient Hangzhou bridge in the old town...and also near the West lake, where one could also watch the amazing well choreographed night ater show of the legendary "white snake' The...More

Date of experience: November 2012
3  Thank GabrielOon
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