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Beijing Capital Museum

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Address: No.16 Fuxingmenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100045, China
Phone Number: 010-63370491
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Description: Fantastic building filled with exhibitions and amazing displays. 5 floors...
Fantastic building filled with exhibitions and amazing displays. 5 floors of unique Chinese art not to be missed.
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Impressive, new building in a modern museum which is off the metro

The building is so modern and impressive that it is worth a visit in itself. The museum is free and has an enjoyable, diverse collection of Chinese artifacts.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The building is so modern and impressive that it is worth a visit in itself. The museum is free and has an enjoyable, diverse collection of Chinese artifacts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Having been wondering around Beijing on a very hot summer day it was the right decision to escape the heat and at the same time see the wonderful art history of China. The building has a wow factor with a massive roof. The selection of paintings, bronze and other object you'll never have the chance to see in any museum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Was travelling with tour group and did not have much time to view all the historical artefact. Recommended for people who want to know more of China history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

On our last day in Beijing, we had two hours free. Our tour guide had recommended the Capital Museum. The building itself is really cool but the exhibits are the main attraction. There are many historical artifacts, things related to daily life and large figures depicting regional customs and costumes. As an added bonus, the museum is free. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I went here. Very interesting. Very big. With friends. Very nice. Lots of history to see. Very interesting insight into Chinas history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The capital museum will give you a modern Chinese prospective of their history plus a excellent Hutong exhibit. The museum is very modern and close to the subway so it is easy to get to.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Spent an hour or 2 here while waiting for a train. For a free museum, it's very interesting and has a lot on display. If you're interested in Chinese culture and/or the history of Beijing, definitely give it a look.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

While staying in Beijing before joining a tour we did a little exploring on our own. A short taxi ride from our hotel (very inexpensive) we found the new and very stylish Museum. Entry is free for foreigners provided you show your passport. Once inside this very attractive building (in fact a building within a building) one is met with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The building is an interesting shape. The exhibits are well presented and take you on a 'chefs tour' of China's history. There is also a travelling exhibition, when I went it was from Cambodia. It is modern, air-conditioned, well layed out and well thought out museum. Entry is free, so this is a bonus. You will be asked for I.D... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A good museum to learn about the history of Beijing. Worth a visit if history is your thing. I wouldn't say that this is a must see attraction but a couple of hours visiting here is worth it.

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Additional Information about Beijing Capital Museum

Address: No.16 Fuxingmenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100045, China
Phone Number: 010-63370491
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Beijing
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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