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Paleozoological Museum of China

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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A very cool place to visit!

I am a biology teacher so this amazingly easy to get to museum was perfect! Great fossils and... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
Sacramento, California
Perfect kid sized museum for dino fan

We crossed the street using underground pedestrian pass from the Beijing zoo to this small but... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2018
Makati, Philippines
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No.142 Xizhimenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100044, China
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

I am a biology teacher so this amazingly easy to get to museum was perfect! Great fossils and displays with lots of info in very good English! Though meant for children, I spent several hours there, fascinated! The only disappointment was the gift shop was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kim1122334
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Its small maybe 45 mins to see everything but it's right near the zoo through and underground tunnel. One side is a peking man exhibit the other dino and ice age mammals They do have movies that go on sale like 5 mins before it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rsenteno
Reviewed May 22, 2018

We crossed the street using underground pedestrian pass from the Beijing zoo to this small but great museum. Because of the size (small but multilevel), it was easy to enjoy. Highlight definitely the large fossils of different dinosaurs and ice age animals. English information was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

not many people. small place, 30 minutes it's enough to see everything. they also have short 3D movies for kids in Chinese and laboratory where kids can practice in archaeology

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Bonu A
Reviewed September 10, 2017

I could not find an entry in TripAdvisor for this; Paleozoological Museum of China, Beijing 142 Xi-Zhi-Men-Wai Street, Beijing 100044, China == This museum is opposite Beijing Zoo, so it's very accessible. The museum adjoins the academic institute, where ground-breaking work goes on. It features...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ian J
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Most of the exhibits were in Mandarin and good English which was refreshing. It wasn't the American Museum of Natural History in New York, but it was a nice way to spend 60-90 minutes in the city. Entrance fee was 20rmb or 10 if 60years...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank howardxp1
Reviewed December 27, 2016

My son (9) found thought this was terrific. Excellent fossil examples of dinosaurs he'd read about and lots of detail on evolutionary processes at work in fish, reptiles, dinosaurs, birds and mammals. There are some models and pictures that are more for show but the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Tunnel_Bore
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

It is quite small. But it have some great exhibition and a cinema, also they had an interesting class for kids who wants to gain experience as a young arkeolog.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Rismaneswati28
Reviewed July 23, 2016

This museum is a few minutes away from the zoo, so you can do both in one trip. Plenty of English subtitles, museum is quite small with some seating and is a pleasant temperature. A large school group arrived as were leaving which over powered...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Oxfordians_13
Reviewed June 28, 2016

The museum is located opposite to the zoo. Take subway Line 4 and alight at the Beijing Zoo Station then a short walk. The entrance fee is RMB20 per adult. It has significant collection of dinosaur skeleton and fossils. Besides dinosaurs, many of the fossil...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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