Private Half Day Tour to Unit 731 Museum in Harbin

Private Half Day Tour to Unit 731 Museum in Harbin
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$37
Duration: 4 hours
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Description

The Unit 731 Museum stands on the site of Unit 731, a secret biological and chemical warfare testing center run by the Japanese army during World War II. Prisoners of 731, mostly Chinese, were subjected to horrific testing, including forced exposure to extreme cold and infectious diseases such as the plague. During its less than ten years of operation, thousands of prisoners died at the hands of the researchers in Unit 731. Today, the museum stands as a memorial to the human suffering and death that took place at the unit. During this 4-hour private, you will also get to see some classic Japanese style architecture in town.

Meet your guide at your hotel lobby either in the morning or afternoon based on your preferred booking schedule. Head up to Unit 731 Museum, and your guide will share with you the the history and facts behind each exhibit. After viewing the indoor exhibits, you can explore the grounds of Unit 731.

Some of the original buildings still stand, giving visitors a glimpse into the original structure of Unit 731.Completely remodeled in 2015, the museum now houses a brand-new exhibition hall, detailing the history of Unit 731 from its inception to its close. The museum contains maps, photographs and detailed records of the human and animal experiments that took place at the unit, as well as medical and testing equipment discovered on the property.

On the way back from the museum, your guide will take you to see some Japanese style architectures built in the old time, such as Xinhua Bookstore, Heilongjiang Daily and etc..

After the tour is finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Harbin.

The Unit 731 Museum stands on the site of Unit 731, a secret biological and chemical warfare testing center run by the Japanese army during World War II. Prisoners of 731, mostly Chinese, were subjected to horrific testing, including forced exposure to extreme cold and infectious diseases such as the plague. During its less than ten years of operation, thousands of prisoners died at the hands of the researchers in Unit 731. Today, the museum stands as a memorial to the human suffering and death that took place at the unit. During this 4-hour private, you will also get to see some classic Japanese style architecture in town.