Suzhou Silk Museum
China is known for its silk and Suzhou is most famous place for silk producing. During the Tang (618-907) and Song (960-1127) dynasties, Suzhou is a national silk center; during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1912) dynasties, the royal fine silk fabrics were mostly from Suzhou weavers' hands. Suzhou Silk Museum give an excellent overview of the history of Suzhou's silk industry and aspects of silk culture and silk production. It is covering an area of 9,410 square meters, and various displays. The visiting usually takes 1-2 hours, during this tour, you will have a chance to see live silkworms in various stages of their life cycle, as well as examples of silk embroidery and clothing. You'll find it very interesting.