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Beijing Capital Museum

No.16 Fuxingmenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100045, China
+86 10 6337 0491
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Private Beijing Museum Tour by Public Transportation with Lunch
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Fantastic building filled with exhibitions and amazing displays. 5 floors of unique Chinese art not to be missed.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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No.16 Fuxingmenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100045, China
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"ancient artifacts"
in 2 reviews
"chinese porcelain"
in 2 reviews
"special exhibition"
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"massive building"
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"school groups"
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"free admission"
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"enjoyable visit"
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"ming dynasty"
in 5 reviews
"modern china"
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"peking opera"
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"well worth the visit"
in 3 reviews
"couple of hours"
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"bronze"
in 17 reviews
"collection"
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"exhibits"
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"passport"
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"jade"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit, the entry for the museum was free. I'm not sure if it was because of the day we went. The museum is clean and spacious. A lot of artefacts. However English descriptions are not very good.

Thank dttran2012
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don’t be put off by the security queue.  It moves quite fast.  Highlights are on the top floor, with a series of rooms depicting life in Beijing through the centuries, some with short videos on a loop about Chinese customs (weddings, paying respects to one’s elders and so...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beijing Capital Museum - really loved the variety of the ethnic oriental collection here. Would vist again.

Thank Emma G
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It looks grand on the outside with her massive structure. However, the galleries are a little disappointing due to the lack of artifacts and scale.

Thank Andy N
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Beijing Capital Museum is amazing museum. The building is huge and exhibitions are very special. You can learn a lot about Beijing.

Thank Yossi N
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The museum is free to visit, but need to be booked in advance to see special exhibitions. It's a bit crowded, but it does offer me great opportunities to learn about Beijing. I have seen exhibitions about Beijing's history, culture and some ancient Chinese porcelain...More

Thank guozymax
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

The Beijing Capital Museum is well organized, contains a cross-section of artifacts, and the displays are very well done. The English audio guide was very helpful in providing more detail. My husband and I spent close to 3 hours in this museum, and were not...More

Thank MarisBellevue
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The Capital museum gave great insight into life in Beijing through time. There was also a special exhibition about Buddha. A first class museum.

Thank Katesgrove
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

ABOUT: Comprehensive museum of the history of Beijing, from its founding through its establishment as capital of historic China and transition into capital of modern China. MUST SEE: Exhibitions on the history of Beijing, old folk customs, Peking opera, bronze and porcelains. ALSO: Great buffet...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I would say that there are not that many museums in china, and the fact that you have a good one in Beijing, it is worth going. If you have few days, i would stick to all the other touristic options that the city has...More

Thank Vanwilder331
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Yes, I believe it does have storage lockers. I did not use one, but I believe I remember that some of my students used them, and I believe I saw them. The Museum web site does not seem to mention lockers, but you can check... More
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