Běijīng Natural History Museum
West Heavenly Gate
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Běijīng Natural History Museum information
The main entrance to this 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. Bring your passport for free entry.