Běijīng Natural History Museum

Běijīng Natural History Museum information

Běijīng , China
126 Tianqiao Nandajie
+86 6702 7702
Getting there
Subway: Qiánmén or Tiantandongmen
admission ¥10
Opening hours
9am-5pm Tue-Sun, last entry 4pm
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The main entrance to this overblown, creeper-laden museum is hung with portraits of the great natural historians, including Darwin and Linnaeus. The contents range from dinosaur fossils and skeletons, including a Mamenchisaurus jingyanensis (a vast sauropod that once roamed China) to creepy-crawlies, an aquarium with Nemo-esque clown fish and an exhibition on the origins of life on earth.