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Meteorite Museum

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Good Display of Meteorites

First meteorite museum ever seen by me. Very good display and planetarium show. There are also... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2019
mkr5478
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Good day

Very interesting way to spend a day. I visit Jilin often to see an old college friend and we have... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2017
RyanBarb757
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Newport News, Virginia
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Jul 3, 2019
“Good Display of Meteorites”
Aug 10, 2019
“Not something to go out of your way for”
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Reviewed August 10, 2019

If you have time to kill, it’s a suitable diversion for up to one hour. The building is somewhat old and in need of refurbishment. Displays are rather typical of many Chinese museums, including the obligatory paean to the CCP. One hall is dedicated to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

First meteorite museum ever seen by me. Very good display and planetarium show. There are also several beautiful sculptures made from wood recovered from the bottom of the local river. There is also a historical museum in the same location.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mkr5478
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Very interesting way to spend a day. I visit Jilin often to see an old college friend and we have been here a couple times. Very interesting Museum.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank RyanBarb757
Reviewed March 15, 2017

A very well presented museum, filled with facts and photos. The virtual reality show is very good but - there were no labels/signs in English to help us understand the narrative.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Lesley K
Reviewed January 12, 2017

Neither my wife or I have even seen even a photograph of a meteorite so we did not know what to expect. I guess it was not so great to see as it appears as a very big rock. But with the display and technical...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Rad1945
Reviewed December 15, 2016

I don't go to many museums but my friend took me here. It tells the story of a huge meteor hit in Jilin. It is done very well. There are good graphics, movie and sound effects. .

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Peter S
Reviewed January 2, 2014

I would give it 5 stars if it wasn't for the crazy 80RMB entrance price! Half an hour is enough to visit the whole exibition. The planetarium show is nice and clear also to non-chinese speakers. The meteorites are very cool and it's great that...More

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank ffrige
Reviewed February 15, 2013

The exhibits in the entrance hall are free and well presented with bilingual signs. The exhibition on aluminium artwork was particularly good. The main event however is the meteorite hall where you are shown the history of the largest modern meteorite shower to hit China....More

Date of experience: February 2013
2  Thank MattwalesNorthWales
Reviewed February 5, 2013

I worked in Jilin for a month several years ago, and learning of this museum decided to visit. I remember the entrance costing only pennies of UK money, or possibly even free, and the main section of the museum was free. Pictures and posters of...More

Date of experience: March 2012
1  Thank cubedice
Reviewed January 8, 2012

We liked this museum very much. We were impressed by good service and great planetarium. Excursion in English was organized for us. It was very interesting to learn more about metheorites.

Date of experience: January 2012
Thank Yuckiko
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