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The Coal Museum of China

No.2 West Main Street, Yingze District, Taiyuan 030002, China
+86 351 658 3208
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Time for revamp, almost 30 years

This museum is so dated that you can probably learn more about coal from wikipedia. It was built I... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
AndrewYew
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Singapore, Singapore
A different museum experience

The museum does indeed teach us about the various uses of coal and it's energy potential. But, its... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2015
howardxp1
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New York City, New York
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29 Oct 2017
“Time for revamp, almost 30 years”
17 Apr 2015
“A different museum experience”
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No.2 West Main Street, Yingze District, Taiyuan 030002, China
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+86 351 658 3208
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This museum is so dated that you can probably learn more about coal from wikipedia. It was built I think like in 1989. China can do a much better job if it were to redo this museum. The guide cannot do a good job because...More

Thank AndrewYew
Reviewed 18 April 2015

The museum does indeed teach us about the various uses of coal and it's energy potential. But, its exhibits admittedly seems a bit dated and getting old. Also, it's almost all in Chinese Mandarin. What i did not like was that they charge an additional...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2014

I wanted a break from Temples and Monasteries, so this seemed a good option. It's only a short taxi ride from most of the downtown area. When I was there, it was hard to find the entrance because there was a large market area set...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Since we were on an early afternoon flight, we had only one attraction to visit in Taiyuan, the Coal Museum of China [中國煤炭博物館]. We had thought that a museum dedicated to coal would be boring but it wasn't at all. The highlights of the visit...More

Thank Jeffrey L
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