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Dalian Natural History Museum

No.40 Xicun Street, Heishi Reef, Shahekou District, Dalian 116023, China
+86 411 8466 1108
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No.40 Xicun Street, Heishi Reef, Shahekou District, Dalian 116023, China
+86 411 8466 1108
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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

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

Thank Belinda C
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

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.

Thank aiechenry
Reviewed 13 February 2016

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

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

Thank Maddalena D
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

1  Thank Maddalena D
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

Thank Nishantop
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if you're a museum lover. The museum isn't huge but there is plenty to see. Most displays have the titles in English and Chinese, however the descriptions are in Chinese. Entry was free and I didn't need to make a reservation....More

1  Thank Mandy H
Reviewed 3 October 2013

I went on during the busy National Day holiday to find this place closed. My Chinese isn't too great so I couldn't figure out why. Maybe it will reopen again soon?

1  Thank Laura S
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