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  • Address: 204 Dongbei Street, Suzhou, Eastern China, China
  • Hours: Tues-Sun 9am-5pm

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Suzhou Museum Tours

Located near the famous Humble Administrator’s Garden, Suzhou Museum is a must-visit for all history, art, and culture lovers visiting the city. This modern museum was designed by the award-winning I.M. Pei, a Chinese American architect. With more than 15,000 pieces to admire, from calligraphy and ancient paintings, to cultural relics and woodcarvings, the museum provides a crucial insight into Suzhou’s history and culture.

The city of Suzhou is famous for its well-designed classical gardens, and a visit to the museum is the perfect opportunity to discover how natural landscapes and buildings blend harmoniously within them. Explore ancient Chinese paintings, calligraphy, and handmade crafts, along with tens of thousands of books, documents, and stone inscriptions that reveal much about the various dynasties that have ruled China over the centuries, including the Yuan, Song, Ming, and Qing Dynasties.

To provide the most context, Suzhou Museum is best visited as part of an extended cultural tour of the area. It can also be visited as part of various day trips of the city, which might include entry into several classical gardens as well as time to explore the ancient streets.

Did You Know? Pei’s most famous work is the glass pyramids at the Louvre in Paris, which, while controversial during design and construction stages, went on to become incredibly popular and much-loved by Parisians and tourists alike.

Practical Info

The entrance to Suzhou Museum is located at the crossroad of Dongbei Street and Qi Men Road. Guided tours are available in English and Mandarin but must be booked in advance, while audio guides in English, Japanese, and Cantonese are available in the lobby.

Tours & Tickets

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Private Day Tour: Gardens and Old Street in Suzhou with Hotel or Railway Station Transfer, Suzhou, ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Private Day Tour: Gardens and Old Street in Suzhou with Hotel or Railway Station Transfer

Lingering in the exquisite classical gardens and wandering along wonderful ancient streets, you will truly appreciate the charm of Suzhou. On this private day ...  Read more

Location: Suzhou, China
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $90.00
Highlights of Suzhou 1 Day Private Tour Including Meals, Suzhou, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Highlights of Suzhou 1 Day Private Tour Including Meals

This tour shows you some very classic and famous scenic spots in Suzhou including Suzhou Museum, Shantang Street ,Lingering garden, Tiger hill,Suzhou Silk ...  Read more

Location: Suzhou, China
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $103.00
Private Day-Tour: Suzhou Museum and Tongli Water Town From Shanghai, Shanghai, Private Sightseeing ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Private Day-Tour: Suzhou Museum and Tongli Water Town From Shanghai

Join this full-day tour of Suzhou and visit the water town of Tongli to gain great insights into a well preserved water township with a history of more than ...  Read more

Location: Suzhou, China
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $313.00
Private Suzhou Half Day City Tour with Extension to Tongli Water Town, Suzhou, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Private Suzhou Half Day City Tour with Extension to Tongli Water Town

This full-day sightseeing tour will both take you to explore Suzhou gardens and one of the most impressive Water Towns--Tongli water town in Suzhou. Wander ...  Read more

Location: Suzhou, China
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $75.00
Private Suzhou Architecture Day Tour, Suzhou, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Private Suzhou Architecture Day Tour

Noted as "The City of Garden", Suzhou gardens save lots information of history, culture, ideology and science, extremely deep and wide in both ...  Read more

Location: Suzhou, China
Duration: 6 to 8 hrs

From USD $64.00

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