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Geological Museum of China

No.15 Xisiyangrou Hutong, Xicheng District, Beijing 100034, China
010-66557858
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Busan, South Korea
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87 reviews 87 reviews
31 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

As others have said, the museum has excellent signs in English and it's very informative. It describes basic earth science / geology concepts well and goes into more specific detail about rock and mineral composition for folks more schooled on the subject. The rock and mineral collection is outstanding! The fossil hall is lacking, but I think there's also a... More

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Vancouver, B.C.
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157 reviews 157 reviews
71 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

This is a nice museum if you have a special interest. We were with a geologist who wanted to see this museum so we went along. It was very informative and well laid out with good English signs. It looked like it was designed with children and school groups in mind, with lots of interactive displays. Many of the interactive... More

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Beijing, China
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83 reviews 83 reviews
40 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

To be honest, this is not somewhere that is likely to make the A list, or even B list, with your average Beijing tourist but for those with either time, inclination or special interest I would highly recommend it. The museum is well laid out and informative with very good English descriptions and lots to see and learn about. I... More

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

This really surprised me. A perfect blend of information and specimens. Not all audio visual and not all cases with cobwebs in. Close to subway, entrance fee was 30 RMB each (adults). It is set out over three floors and has a scientifically laid out collection of minerals, rocks and fossil. There are hundreds of exhibits and the quality was... More

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