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Dalian Natural History Museum

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interesting visit, but very little English explanation

Free, a good 2 hours' worth of visit, Very well laid out, excellent toilets, but very little... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
ne england
Interesting if you are fan of natural history

This place is nice to visit either when you are fan of natural history or if it is too hot outside... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Bratislava, Slovakia
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No.40 Xicun Street, Heishi Reef, Shahekou District, Dalian 116023, China
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Free, a good 2 hours' worth of visit, Very well laid out, excellent toilets, but very little English explanation. We were the only English people there so not surprising really. You need photo ID to get in

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

This place is nice to visit either when you are fan of natural history or if it is too hot outside and you want to spend couple hours. Take metro line 1 to Heishijiao station and than take bus 523 to the terminal station -...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank leozahradnik
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This museum was relocated to a new area beside the sea in 1998. The museum has a theme called Nature and Man.It has several species from biological, marine and animal world. It is very educative too. There are several paper mache statues of animals and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank keentraveller27
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The museum is located on the Blackrock Reef shore, where people can feel the sea breeze blowing and listen to the song of the sea waves. There are total 12 exhibition halls in the museum, the animal specimens displayed inside are the most in China....More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank BelindaC1268
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

It was amazing place with large of sea activities dolphins shows aquarium and many many things cinema and 3d show and special things about sea and the history of sea also amazing shops and good foods

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank travelSalman
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The have lots of life sized paper mache sculptures of animals. The information is both in English and Chinese. Nothing spectacular but it is free.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 12 February 2016

Worth the price!Liked the underwater tunnel.You can admire a wide array of sea creatures here.Well organised.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Nekosama7
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Free entrance and opened during Chinese festivals, the museum in not very big, a bit more than one hour can be enough. The place looks a bit dusty. Dinosaur and earth exhibition at the 1st floor, marines mammals and fish at the 2nd floor, wetland...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank 228maddalenad
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Very nice marine museum, especially the underwater tunnel. We bought the ticket that includes all the areas (polar museum, marine etc...), but this part was the best. Many species, dolphin show, the thing I didn't like is that some animals have no protection, so people...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank 228maddalenad
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Excellent!! Quite a place with exhibits of dinosaurs, African mammals, insects and marine life. Also has geological section with information about different types of rocks, good for tourists, students and children. P. S. Entry is free, but, please bring your ID card or passport, has...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Nishantop
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