Top 100 Famous Museums in the World - P39. The Chongqing Natural History Museum

29-12-2020

(Worldkings.org) The museum has a collection of about 70,000 specimens covering animals, minerals, paleontology, plants, and Stone Age period wares.

The Chongqing Natural History Museum is a natural history museum in Chongqing, China. The museum founded in 1944, originally as the Western Museum of China.

It changed its name in 1981. The museum has a collection of about 70,000 specimens covering animals, minerals, paleontology, plants, and Stone Age period wares.

It includes several dinosaur skeletons from the Sichuan Province. especially since the 1970s from around Zigong.

The exhibits include the skeletons of the Omeisaurus Zigongensis dinosaur and the Tuojiang stegosaur. The museum also publishes books on dinosaurs.

The Museum is located at the foot of Jinyun Mountain in Beibei, covering an area of 14.4 ha. with the floor area of 30,842-meter squares and the exhibition area of 16,252 meter squares. It contains six permanent exhibitions: Animal Planet, Dinosaur World, Landscape Metropolis, Earth Mystery, LifeStream, Ecological Homeland, which mainly display the evolution of the earth and life, biodiversity, as well as the natural history of Chongqing, mainly expound the relationships among natural resources, environment and human activities, advocating the harmony of human and nature and sustainable development.

According to en.wikipedia & ichongqing.info


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