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Shenyang WWII Allied Prisoners Camp Site Museum

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Informative, clear, and well done

We have lived in this area for about a month and heard that this was a great museum to visit, we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shenyang, China
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Unknown to many locals and in their home countries

As a local, I only realized the existence of such WWII prison camp in my hometown recently. Over... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Shenyang, China
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No.30-3, Ditan Street, Dadong District, Shenyang, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have lived in this area for about a month and heard that this was a great museum to visit, we were not disappointed. There is no cost. As others have shared, this was well presented with care and professionalism. A small museum in the...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2018

As a local, I only realized the existence of such WWII prison camp in my hometown recently. Over 2000 Allied prisoners of the Pacific war were driven here by Japanese troops, after their surrender in the Philippines, stayed in Shenyang between 1942 and 1945. Over...More

Thank ChiYuLu
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Before visiting, I had no idea this was here. The Chinese government built the museum a few years back. It is one of the few good examples highlighting Chinese American cooperation during WW11. The camp housed most of the senior allied officers captured by the...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 7 January 2017

It was a very nice museum to visit, with very detailed texts and pictures to tell the story of the Japanese run prison for the local Chinese and Allied personel.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Easy to get to by subway and worth a visit. I got the same feeling of rememberance with this visit as I got in Ranau in Sabah where the Sandarkan Death March has a museum. The POW's have not been totally forgotten. A reminder of...More

1  Thank BrianEShenyangChina
Reviewed 6 August 2016

One of the highlights in Shenyang the museum is informative and worth the trip to Dadong district. It will take about 1.5 hours to g through the museum.

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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

The museum is free and is surprisingly very well presented. It's a great museum to visit after the 9/18 museum. It takes about 1-2 hours to go through the museum. The main building has a wealth of information. There is background to the pow camp,...More

5  Thank Pengilld
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I was surprised to see this as an attraction. It is an older more run down part of the city sitting all by itself and not many visitors when I was there. It is a nicely done museum to an Allied Prisoner of War camp...More

Thank OpenHorizons16
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

This great museum is not far from the 9.18 museum. But have a detailed address as many taxi drivers don't know it. The POW camp is free to enter and has walls, watch towers and three buildings to explore. The buildings include recreated POW bunks,...More

2  Thank YorkHiker
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Very well organized former site with an extensive exhibition area for information and artifacts. Former prisoners who survived and returned in later life are celebrated, those who were murdered here are commemorated and the cartoons drawn by one prisoner at the time are used as...More

1  Thank UndercoverExpat
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