Attractions

Museum in Zìgòng

Dinosaur Museum

Built on top of the Dashanpu excavation site, which has one of the world’s largest concentrations of dinosaur fossils, this specialised dinosaur museum, the first in China, has a fine collection of reassembled skele…
Historic Site in Zìgòng

Shēnhǎi Salt Well

This fascinating museum is also a working salt mine. Its 1001m-deep artesian salt well was the world’s deepest well when it was built in 1835 and it remains the deepest salt well ever made using percussion drilling,…
Museum in Zìgòng

Salt Industry History Museum

Housed in an ornate 270-year-old guild hall, this unique museum documents the course of the region’s salt industry, which dates to the first century CE. Salt was at one time valued more than gold, and by the late 19…