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Shanghai Jiangnan Silk Museum

No.289 Aomen Road, Putuo District, Shanghai 200000, China
+86 21 6266 0378
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The Silk Museum is an educational tour of the entire process from growing and feeding the silkworms to collecting the silk threads and the factory production of silk textiles. Quality silk bedding and products may be purchased here.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good35%
  • Average29%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“silk worms” (9 reviews)
“silk duvet” (6 reviews)
“making silk” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
No.289 Aomen Road, Putuo District, Shanghai 200000, China
South Bund
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+86 21 6266 0378
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"silk worms"
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"silk duvet"
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"making silk"
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"beautiful silk"
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"real silk"
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"the cocoon"
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"learn how"
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"sales room"
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"for sale"
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"whole process"
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"buy something"
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"interesting visit"
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"tour group"
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"cocoons"
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"clothing"
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"weaving"
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

It is fascinating to see how silk is made in its various stages. There is a great shop here as well with a variety of souvenirs choices

Thank KayTank
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

First f all IS NOT A MUSEUM, IT IS AN ONGOING FACTORY that has the usual habit of ripping off and cheating the Tourists and, the tour guide knows that coz they also gets commissions every time the tourists buys an item. We purchased the...More

1  Thank marciaustr
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Quite an experience to see how the silk was produced and made into products. Quite labour intensive process of stretching the silk, but even harder to to avoid the hard sell by the sales people. Worth a visit to see the museum part. Would suggest...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

This was a stop on our city tour. When you walk in, it certainly does feel like a museum. You see the worms, the loom, and the process of making silk. It is very informative and I enjoyed the education. Then the second half is...More

Thank psudino
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We visited the Shanghai Waima Wharf Silk Museum as part of a China Star tour out of Vancouver BC. The "museum" tour was interesting, enjoyable, informative and we were subsequently taken to the STORE. We were told that this is the PREMIER place to buy...More

6  Thank SHIPSPOINTBELLE
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Well, good and interesting review of silk processes. But, unless you are in the market for a silk comforter of bedspread, or silk clothing and handbags, you will feel some pressure to buy. The prices are good, but I zipped through quickly. Kids will enjoy.

Thank Marvin W
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

The museum is ok but I feel they only take you there so you can purchase items you don’t really need. They sol$ us silkworm pillow inserts and they were taken off us at the airport, which I. Relieve they knew but told us it...More

1  Thank Tess G
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Not the most interesting visit but was informative on the 'creation' of silk duvets. The actual labour involved is eye opening and interesting to see, but then, as anticipated, it turns into a hard sell, which I'm still not sure if the deals were good...More

Thank Tim P
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I went alone so to buy some duvets Mary was great and not pushing, the address listed on trip advisor is not that showing on the map extremely frustrating and somehow no good unless you like to spend hours on the streets looking can someone...More

Thank yannoma
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Took a tour of the silk museum. Taken through the cycle of the worm , the cocoon and ultimate production of the silk thread. Shown how the cocoon gives up the luxurious silk thread. Fascinating to see how beautiful fabric is produced from something so...More

1  Thank Gretchen A
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Kaye C
28 April 2018|
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Response from Chander_62 | Reviewed this property |
I would have thought the best way to clean the duvet would be to have it dry cleaned
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peterbarriek
31 May 2017|
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Response from Don R | Reviewed this property |
Tel: +86-21-62660378 is the number they gave me. Trip advisor will not allow me to give you the email address. What you want is the actual the duvet not the cover - the duvet is made of up to 20 pure silk sheets stacked... More
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