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Chengdu Zigong Dinosaur Museum

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Zigong Dinosaur Museum is located in the northeastern Zigong of Sichuan, which is 9 km away from the downtown. Zigong Dinosaur Museum is a large-scale site museum constructed on the world-renowned Dashanpu Dinosaur Fossil Site as well as the first special dinosaur museum and one of the three major dinosaur museums in the world.

The Zigong Dinosaur Museum covers a floor area of more than 66,000 m2, with the fossils collection covering all the known dinosaur species of Jurassic Period. And it is also the place with collections and exhibition of most dinosaur fossils in Jurassic Period. Zigong Dinosaur Museum is evaluated by the American magazine Global Geography as the Best Dinosaur Museum in the World.

Zigong Dinosaur Museum is also the first professional dinosaur museum in China and one of the three largest dinosaur museums with burial site in the world.

Zigong Dinosaur Museum is not only famous for its unique geologic burial site, but also well-known for the scenic beauty. Many living fossils of the age of dinosaurs, as cycads, gingkoes and cyathea spinulosa as well as some modern angiosperms are planted in the park.

Geologic Selection
Located in Dashanpu New Dinosaur Burial Site, this section belongs to the Middle Jurassic Xiashaximiao Formation.

Dinosaur Garden
These displayed dinosaur living scenes are made through the utilization of modern high-mimic techniques.

Various entertainment activities are provided for visitors including dinosaur rubbing, image composition, 4D cinema, and exhibits for touching dinosaur bone fossils.

Quick Facts on Zigong Dinosaur Museum

• Name Zigong Dinosaur Museum
• Location 9 Km Northeast of Chengdu
• Phone +86-28-86702366 
• Dates Built in 1987AD
• Best Time to Visit April to October
• Recommended Time for a Visit 2 Hours
• Opening Hours 0830-1730
• Admission Fee CNY 42