• | 0 Reviews | RMB 5 ( RMB 3 for students) | Museums

    Address: 19 Gongmenkounei Ertiao, Fuchengmen, Xicheng District, Beijing

    Description: Established in 1956, the museum boasts as the former residence of Lu Xun, a short story writer.  The courtyard was bought by Lu Xun at the end of 1923, and redesigned in the following year.  The courtyard ser...

  • | 0 Reviews | 15 RMB | Beijing | Museums

    Address: Inside Xiannong Temple, 21 Dongjing Lu, Xicheng District, Beijing

  • | 0 Reviews | Free | Museums

    Address: 126 Tianqiao Nandajie, Chongwen District,Beijing

    Description: Beijing Museum of Natural History, located near the Temple of Heaven, has paleontological, zoological, botanical, and anthropological exhibits. It takes evolution as the main line while focusing on the diversit...

  • | 0 Reviews | RMB 5 ( RMB 2 for students) | Museums

    Address: No.6 Courtyard (Qingshuiyuan Neighborhood), Dongzhimen Beidajie, ...

    Description: Though water is the cradle of life, “Beijing Museum of Tap Water” has a strange ring to it. Like our good old friend the bee, water (whether it be tap, rain, river, sea or any other type) is also worthy of te...

  • | 0 Reviews | Free | Museums

    Address: 16 Fuxingmenwai Dajie,Xicheng District,Beijing

    Description: The Capital Museum, opened in May 2006, makes the most of its well-designed, modernist building to display the history and culture of Beijing in a refreshingly contemporary style. The museum, with 5 floors abov...

  • | 0 Reviews | Free | Museums

    Address: A9 Fuxing Lu, Haidian District, Beijing

    Description: Built to mark the new millennium (2000, remember?) the China Millennium Monument is located in western Beijing between the Military Museum and the Central Television Complex, just south of Yuyuantan Park. The s...

  • | 0 Reviews | Beijing | Museums

    Address: 9 Nanying Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing

  • | 0 Reviews | RMB 50 ( RMB 20 for students) | Museums

    Address: 23 Jianguo Lu, Chaoyang District,Beijing

    Description: The museum is a modern homage to the beauties of the woodcarver's art, with over 1000 pieces of original wood sculpture on display. Red sandalwood is the timber of choice, but there are plenty of other precious...

  • | 0 Reviews | RMB 30 ( RMB 20 for students) | Museums

    Address: 5 Beichendonglu, Chaoyang District,Beijing

    Description: The Museum of Chinese Science and Technology is an important center for popular science education in China; its main task is to disseminate science and technology information to the public and help increase the...

  • | 0 Reviews | Adults 30 RMB, Students 15 RMB | Beijing | Museums

    Address: 1 Nan Dahongmen Lu, Fengtai District, Beijing

  • | 0 Reviews | RMB 10 ( RMB 5 for students/ elders/ disabled) | Museums

    Address: 9 Huguosijie,Xicheng District,Beijing

    Description: Mei Lanfang (1894-1961) was one of the most famous modern stars of Peking Opera. He was most renowned for his performance in female roles, and brought about a revolution in stage makeup, costumes and choreograp...

  • | 0 Reviews | RMB 30 ( RMB 15 for students) | Museums

    Address: 15 Yangrou Hutong, Xisi, Xicheng District,Beijing

    Description: The Geological Museum of China is China's national level museum of geological science.   Among the Museum's acclaimed collection of specimens is an excellent set of dinosaur fossils, including one which is the...

  • | 0 Reviews | Free | Museums

    Address: 19 Fengfu Hutong, Dengshikou Xijie, Dongcheng District,Beijing

    Description: Lao She was the pen name of the writer Shu Qingchun (1899-1966), an enormously influential critic of the decadence and corruption of pre-revolutionary China who is best remembered in the West for his novel Luot...

  • | 0 Reviews | Free | Museums

    Address: 9 Fuxing Lu,Fuxingmenwai, Xicheng District,Beijing

    Description: The Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution is on the western side of the city south of Yuyuantan Park (near Metro Line 1). The 60,000 square meters area is comprised of artifacts and articles detail...

  • | 0 Reviews | RMB 40 ( RMB 20 for students) | Museums

    Address: northwest of Xiguanhuandao,Changping District,Beijing

    Description: Ming Huang Wax Palace is one of the largest Wax Museums in the world. It is located close to the north side of Xi Guan Huan Dao in Chang Ping County. With advanced equipment in acoustics, optics and electronics...

  • | 0 Reviews | RMB 20 | Museums

    Address: 1 Wusi Dajie, Dongcheng District,Beijing

    Description: The National Art Museum of China is the largest art museum in China. The museum has collected more than 100,000 modern and traditional folk art masterpieces, paintings, canvases, prints, sculptures, Chinese New...

  • | 0 Reviews | Hegezhuang | Museums

    Address: Hegezhuang Village, Cuigezhuang Township, Chaoyang District, Beijing

    Description: The Red Brick Museum of Contemporary Art is a folk-based, non-profit art museum focused on the collection, research and exhibition of contemporary world and Chinese art, which strives to promote the exchange an...

  • | 0 Reviews | RMB 10 ( RMB 7 for students) | Museums

    Address: 2 Dongbiao Hutong, Dongcheng District,Beijing

    Description: The area near the Ancient Beijing Observatory was the site for astronomical observations during the Yuan dynasty. The rooftop Ancient Observatory now displays a collection of beautifully-wrought pre-telescopic ...

  • | 0 Reviews | Free | Museums

    Address: Beijing Botanic Garden, west of Sleeping Buddha Temple, Fragrant ...

    Description: Bees should not only have more museums dedicated to them, but churches and altars too! Though most of us sadly only associate the little creatures with honey, bees actually play a critical role in the world’s ...

  • | 0 Reviews | RMB 30 ( RMB 15 for students) | Museums

    Address: 13-15 Guozijian Jie, Dongcheng District,Beijing

    Description: The Confucius Temple and Guozijian (the Imperial College) in Beijing were first built during the Yuan Dynasty, and followed the ancient architectural rule ''temple on the left and school on the right.'' The Con...

  • | 0 Reviews | RMB 20 ( RMB 5 for students) | Museums

    Address: 46 Houhai Beiheyan, Xicheng District,Beijing

    Description: On the north shore of Houhai lake is a Qing Dynasty-era estate set in a beautiful formal garden that served as the residence of comrade Soong Ching Ling, wife of the founder of modern China, Dr. Sun Yatsen. Aft...

  • | 0 Reviews | Free | Museums

    Address: 101 Wanpingcheng Neijie,Lugouqiao, Fengtai District,Beijing

    Description: On July 7 1937, the long-smoldering conflict between Chinese troops and invading Japanese forces flared into battle at Luguo Bridge (also known as Marco Polo Bridge) south of Beijing. This event, often referred...

  • | 0 Reviews | Free | Museums

    Address: East side of Tian'anmen Square, 16 Dongchanganjie, Dongcheng ...

    Description: The National Museum of China is closed for renovation and re-organization. It will re-open in 2010....

  • | 0 Reviews | RMB 20 | Museums

    Address: Pangge Zhuang Town, Daxing District, Beijing

    Description: That’s right, Beijing has a museum especially dedicated to the watermelon. Located within the Watermelon Research Institute (watermelons are very interesting to research it seems) in China’s watermelon capita...

  • | 0 Reviews | Free | Museums

    Address: 53 Xinjiekou Beidajie, Xicheng District,Beijing

    Description: Xu Beihong (1895-1953) was a renowned Chinese painter and art educator revered as a pioneer in the fusion of Western and Chinese painting styles. Through his art and as the foundation President of the Chinese A...