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The Military School and museum in Kunming is a really great day out. Its located near Green Lake so a great way to see these 2 major attractions on the same day. the old barracks have been beautifully restored and the museum is a great...More
This is a great place to learn about recent Chinese military history. There is a post office inside where you can get your stamp that you have been to this place! Budget 1.5 hours, there are multiple buildings and it does take some time to...More
This site is well described in English as well as Chinese. Gives a great explanation of military development and importance of Kunming as a military centre. I wish there had been a bit more on the importance of Kunming as the retreat capital in WW2,...More
As I was stating near this museum I decided to visit.
The museum isn't particularly large, but what they have is well displayed and has English explanations.
I think it is well worth a look if you are in the Green Lake Park area.
The Military School is right on the side of the park in the centre of Kunming, so it's well worth dropping into on your strolls.
As a free attraction, it's worth a look. Though it is no longer in use, there are a few examples...More
In and out in 5 minutes. Thankful it was free.
There are some pretty buildings and a good photo ops. I can see die hard military freaks spending and hour or so here but for everyone else its just some yellow buildings and a threadbare...More
Someone had mentioned the proximity of this museum to the park, so we decided to take a quick look, and very glad that we did. Not only is the former military academy a beautiful building but the articles on the Chinese uprising are extremely informative...More