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Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
#1 of 299 Museums in Beijing
The Forbidden City is one of the best preserved museums in the world, full of interesting history and architecture that will leave you gaping at the opulence and immensity invested in it.
Such a beautiful place and so many different museums inside, interesting learning about Beijing's history !
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Lama Temple (Yonghegong)
#2 of 299 Museums in Beijing
Inside, you can walk through the various temples, leave an incense offering, and walk through a mini-museum highlighting the history of the Lama Temple.
It is situated in the Hutong which is a nice district.You can see Buddhism rituals and next to the temple there's a museum too where there's great exhibitions.
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Beijing Botanical Garden
#3 of 299 Museums in Beijing
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The Antiquarium of The Palace Museum
#4 of 299 Museums in Beijing
You can spend hours looking around at all the exhibits in the palace museum so allow a few days to do so as it becomes tiring after a few hours.
it is the portion that is an actual museum with artifacts and museum displays.
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798 Art Zone
#5 of 299 Museums in Beijing
A large collection of shops, galleries and museums centred on the broad theme of art and located around an abandoned factory, 798 Art Zone is a great way to spend a beautiful Beijing afternoon.
In 798 you will find all kinds of art, tons of great museums and art galleries all with free entrance or very modest prices (3-10CNY).
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Beijing Capital Museum
#6 of 299 Museums in Beijing
One of the Best Museums I have Ever Seen
The Beijing Capital Museum is well organized, contains a cross-section of artifacts, and the displays are very well done.
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National Museum Of China
#7 of 299 Museums in Beijing
The museum's focus is Chinese history but also features collections from other museums and other parts of the world.
Having seen many national museums this is a place I would recommend!
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Temple of Confucius and Guozijian Museum
#8 of 299 Museums in Beijing
The museum exhibits, one on education in Imperial China and the other on the life of Buddha were highly informative with good English
Sure, it's got the inevitable Chinese nationalism in the museum, but this place is a can't-miss for insights on Chinese culture that are away from the crush of the crowds.
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World Park Beijing
#9 of 299 Museums in Beijing
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China Aviation Museum
#10 of 299 Museums in Beijing
The museum definitely has a large quantity of aircraft (even if 35% of them are MiG-15s and 17s), there are entire squadrons in excellent condition!!! lots of military artillery equipment and helicoptors as well.
It was great that you can hire a golf cart to drive around the massive museum.
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National Art Museum Of China
#11 of 299 Museums in Beijing
As with most museums in China, prepare for your passport to be scanned.
Thus museum has enormous space full with huge galleries... Painting collections are absolutely amazing... go there soon cause there are so many collections to see including chinese opera dolls and chinese calligra...
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Ditan Park
#12 of 299 Museums in Beijing
Great Wall Museum
#13 of 299 Museums in Beijing
Ancient Observatory (Guguanxiangtai)
#14 of 299 Museums in Beijing
In addition, there are several buildings which are like small museums plus a garden with a very cool device for looking at the stars.
An interesting museum portrays astronomical advances by the Chinese including developments in calendar formation.
China Railway Museum Dongjiao
#15 of 299 Museums in Beijing
This museum is a little hard to get.
Shijia Hutong Museum
#16 of 299 Museums in Beijing
This museums sums it up!
Wonderful museum that tells the story og Hutong weary well
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Chinese People's Anti-Japanese War Museum
#17 of 299 Museums in Beijing
Excellent Museum on the brutality of the Japanese Empire from the Chinese perspective.
modern museum, beautiful exhibits
China Nationalities Museum (China Ethnic Culture Park)
#18 of 299 Museums in Beijing
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Chinese Imperial Post
#19 of 299 Museums in Beijing
Inside there is a pictorial museum.
Dingling Underground Palace
#20 of 299 Museums in Beijing
In the Museum of the Ming Tombs, visitors would get to see the photos of the original conditions when the archaeologists first entered the chamber.
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China Science And Technology Museum
#21 of 299 Museums in Beijing
It is such a huge museum, surprisingly clean and very modern.
If they have a hotel inside that we can even stay overnight my son would loved to sleep and open his eyes the next day in this amazing museum.
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Poly Art Museum
#22 of 299 Museums in Beijing
Unlike many other museums in China, this one is fairly quiet.
Located on the 9th floor of the impressive Poly Plaza building, this museum is on the small side but has an outstanding collection of artefacts.
China National Film Museum
#23 of 299 Museums in Beijing
Easy to get to by taking the #15 subway line to Wangjing and then walking one block to catch the #851 bus, then walk a couple of more blocks to the museum, which is easy to spot from the bus stop.
Beijing Nanhaizi Elk Museum
#24 of 299 Museums in Beijing
Paleozoological Museum of China
#25 of 299 Museums in Beijing
I am a biology teacher so this amazingly easy to get to museum was perfect!
This museum is much more informative as compared to the natural museum even though it come with an entrance fee of 20 yuan.It is less crowded and popular with local families.
Beijing Planetarium
#26 of 299 Museums in Beijing
Red Brick Art Museum
#27 of 299 Museums in Beijing
The exhibition and museum was great for all ages, and our kids, wife and I really enjoyed the experience, with some great exhibits on display.
I came here with a group of friends to have lunch inside the art museum.
Ullens Center for Contemporary Art
#28 of 299 Museums in Beijing
The exhibitions are museum quality in a very large and flexible space.
Military Museum of Chinese People's Revolution
#29 of 299 Museums in Beijing
Fascinating museum
Explored this museum today.
Beijing Automobile Museum
#30 of 299 Museums in Beijing
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