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Museum of Natural History

126 Tian Qiao Nan Road, Beijing 100050, China
+86 10 6702 7702
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Although I was impressed with the way it was presented it is a kids learning establishment with... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Kevin A
Newcastle, Australia
via mobile

A classic natural history museum. Has a wide range of animals (stuffed), nice layout. Includes also... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
Natalie W
Haifa, Israel
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This museum has permanent & changing exhibits & is known for it’s dinosaur section. There is also an ancient animal & mammal exhibit, sea creatures and an exhibit on the evolution of humans bodies.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“human body” (4 reviews)
“free entry” (3 reviews)
“dino bones” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
126 Tian Qiao Nan Road, Beijing 100050, China
+86 10 6702 7702
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Although I was impressed with the way it was presented it is a kids learning establishment with everthing in Chinese. Good to see how both sides of evolution presented and how man is one from all over the world. It is a slog to get...More

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 10 December 2016

A classic natural history museum. Has a wide range of animals (stuffed), nice layout. Includes also a dinosaur exibition with animated dinosuars, an evolution and culture exibitions, and also a live aquarium. The cafeteria is not appealing and I recommend bringing your own food. The...More

Thank Natalie W
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I'd skip this museum as everithing is in Chinese and the display is reletively poor. If you visited other natural History Museums you won't miss this one.

Thank _voichekm
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

It's a small museum compared to other natural history museums and many of the things on display are actually replicas. If you are close by and have time to kill them pop in but all the signs and all of the info is in Chinese....More

Thank Vixter247
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Can't say that I enjoyed my visit. Went here after reading about it in the Lonely Planet Guide Book. My partner and I spend about 30 minutes in here and most of that time was discussing the turtles that they have in a rather small...More

Thank ShaunBT
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Probably great for kids. Big dinosaur exhibit with moving sculptures. Otherwise very basic. We went because a guidebook said there was a unique display of perserved human oddities, the likes of which have long since been cleaned away in western countries. It seems to have...More

Thank Ulf D
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I was excited to go to here as an avid dinosaur fan and was hoping to see some real and rare finds. Place is pretty much stuck in a run down time warp. The dinosaur bones exhibit is ok, just way smaller than one would...More

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I am surprised that there is little publicity for this museum. The entrance fee is RMB20 per adult. It is definitely worthwhile a visit even for adults. While it is not highly entertaining, it is highly educational to see the exhibits and read the commentaries....More

1  Thank chrisong05
Reviewed 20 June 2016

A very interactive museum which you can visit as part of your Temple of Heaven tour(located near to the west gate). The museum is divided into several sections which include plants, sea creatures,human and much more. You can see lots of dinosaurs dead and "living"...More

Thank HD_Lew
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Situated in Tian Qiao and next to the Temple of heaven. Great time for kids - Dino bones. Fossils. Stuffed wild animals. Robotic dinosaurs with a "flying"pterodon (sporadically flying)...in jurassic style park with growling dinosaurs. There is an aquarium at the basement with really large...More

1  Thank PL_Chan2014
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