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Beijing Urban Planning Exhibition Hall

No.20 Qianmendong Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100051, China
+86 10 6701 7074
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No.20 Qianmendong Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100051, China
+86 10 6701 7074
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Very few people, let alone few Westerners visit. Enormous map of Beijing is the highlight, but the exhibits on the building industry are very informative. Museum is free.

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We decided to go here because even though very few people have reviewed on the Trip Adviser site, everyone who went seemed to think it was fantastic so that convinced us to go. It is on the south east corner of Tian'anmen Square so if...More

Thank Sparklex1
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

If you really would like to understand the geography and development of Beijing, start here. The history and future of Beijing is presented in an exemplary way, please see the movie, it will enable you to orient yourself in this great metropolitan historic treasure, the...More

Thank Magnus J
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Interesting displays and movies although you have to time it to see the main 3D movie as it isn't shown between 11:30 and 2:30. The scale model is really neat- we could see where our accommodation is in relation to all the key sights. Costs...More

1  Thank Dave_of_Perth
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I am an urban planner so when a guide book briefly mentioned this attraction, I felt compelled to seek it out. It was a quiet place with amazing models of Beijing. Best of all no lines and great air conditioning. It does a great job...More

1  Thank BridgetandTom
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I'm surprised at some of the bad reviews. This is about city planning so don't expect school type exhibits. See this before you go to anything else in Beijing. There is a great bronze half globe in the entrance showing Beijing city, the 6 ring...More

Thank Superpear
Reviewed 17 April 2016

It's 150 m walk from exit B of the Qianmen metro station on line 2. Gate fee is 30 RMB. The museum spans 4 floors. English is sparse. The exhibits did not provide good outline of Beijing city planning. Most exhibits stood alone without any...More

1  Thank Paulo D
Reviewed 13 February 2016

There was less than 10 people when I visited. The building is a white elephant, the exhibits were mostly poorly maintained or not operating. There is an impressive model on the 2nd level but that's about it. Nothing to buy here either as they were...More

Thank SupraLibra
Reviewed 28 December 2015

So yeah... the model of the city is genuinly cool -especially if you like models-. The rest of the museum?... well it aspired to be hi-tech and interactive, but today almost all off the technology is broken and out of order...

Thank SimonDesmet
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We went there thanks to a very good friend who lives in Beijing, and I have to say it's a must to understand the plan of this huge city, the model shown is simply perfect and the geo location of Beijing is very well explained....More

1  Thank Federica T
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