Famed as the hometown of silk, Wuxi silk experienced a long history
equaling that of Roman. With years of evolvement, the silk-making
techniques has been innovated on the basis of traditional producing
process, which was invented more than 6,000 years ago, from when
silk was exported to Asia, Europe and Africa along the Old Silk
Road, making an outstanding contribution to world civilization.
Our Silk Museum is multi-functional, and combines exhibits with
demonstrations of silk weaving. Exhibits on display in its various
exhibition halls reflect the origin, evolution and development of
silk production. Among the exhibits are traditional silk looms,
fragments of silk from various dynasties.
Since the founding in 2001, our museum has attracted numerous
visitors from home and abroad. In our museum visitors can see some
precious silk relics and also the weaving tools and observe the
whole process of silk production.
There is also a silk store, full of silk products, traditional
Chinese clothes, men’s leisure suits, embroidered women’s dresses,
children’s clothes, pajamas, embroidered bathrobes, towels,
neckties, silk fabric, scarves, embroidered handicrafts,
tablecloths, and bed linens, which can be purchased down the street
for a quarter the price here. Enjoying a high reputation for its
silk products, it mainly deals top grade silk fineries at acceptable
prices. Its satisfactory services are also a great attraction.