Suzhou Art Museum

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2075, Renmin Road, Pingjiang District
平江区人民路2075号
0512-8228 0915
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Suzhou Art Museum is built in the traditional style of civilian residences in Suzhou in 2010. Featuring seven pavilions and occupying 3,000 square meters, the museum possesses multi-functional lecture rooms and thermostatic and humidistat-fitted warehouses that can meet the needs of different kinds of exhibitions, academic exchanges and reservation for works of art.


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