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Address: Dashanpu Town, Da'an District, Zigong 643013, China
Phone Number: 0813-5801235,0813-5802095,0813-5801234
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Me and my girlfriend visited zigong dinosaur museum in early june 2015. Both having a history of being huge "dino-nerds" when we were young, we were excited (to say the least... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Me and my girlfriend visited zigong dinosaur museum in early june 2015. Both having a history of being huge "dino-nerds" when we were young, we were excited (to say the least) finally arriving at one of the major dinosaur sites in the world. We took bus 35 from town to get there, note that the stop is about 500m from... More 

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Draper, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Coming from Utah, I've seen quite a few dinosaur exhibits, but this museum has some incredible specimens in the "Treasure Hall" - phenomenally preserved skulls of Yangchuanosaurus hepingensis, a carnivorous dinosaur, and Huayangosaurus taibaii, a stegosaur, as well as an exquisite Confuciusornis, a primitive bird. (The story of these birds is so amazing, it's a shame there is not more... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We really liked the dinosaur museum. It was really what you'd expect, but we liked that they created little dioramas of what the dinosaur skeletons were doing with titles. They had the main room of skeletons, a dig site with video (in Chinese and English) about how they think the dinosaurs came to be there, a room of fossils, a... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The compound of the museum is large but the museum expo building is just around 5-10% of the entire museum. Some fossils on display, complete set, well preserved. A small area of the real artefacts on the ground. Informative, a small TV telling the story of the dinosaur living here long long time ago. Getting here from the city center... More 

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Motzkin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I have seen dinosaurs museums before, even in famous places in the world. This location was special for me, because I could see the actual terrain they were found at, with some authentic fossils. The small museum with the skeletons restoration was also nice. It was so interesting for me so I did not notice that the group I was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

This is an amazing place to visit! The exhibits are very well set out and there is good information - most of it in English as well as Chinese. The guide was excellent and really knew what she was talking about. The fossil burial site is spectacular. Leave yourself plenty of time to explore and learn from this exceptional display... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Get bus 35 to the station. Head out other side. Turn right, walk 300m and you are at an extraordinary museum. Despite its brilliance, 2 hours is sufficient.

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Lots of fossils and complete life-sized skeletons of the entire dinosaur. We wish there were more dinosaurs... but aside from that, it was great.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Our sole reason for coming to Zigong was the museum, and it was really interesting. I saw things here that I have never seen elsewhere, and our children were fascinated and amazed for the entire visit. The indoor dig was truly awesome, and the opportunity to see something like that is something that will always stay with me. It was... More 

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Rathangan, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

About two hours by car outside Chengdu, new motorways are great. Zigong Dino museum is shaped like a Stegasuarous. nicly laid out with loads of skeletons. Also has the dig site to see how they were found. Some really cool stuff. Not 100% professional and the gift shop certinally missed out on some business due to lack of merchindise (T-shirts... More 

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Address: Address: Dashanpu Town, Da'an District, Zigong 643013, China
Phone Number: 0813-5801235,0813-5802095,0813-5801234
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Sichuan  >  Zigong
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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