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Zigong Dinosaur Museum, Zigong

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Must see · Natural History Museum · Museum
The Zigong Dinosaur Museum is located near the city of Zigong, Sichuan, China, in the township of Dashanpu. The museum sits on top of a large concentration of a diverse dinosaur assemblage. The museum claims the largest number of dinosaur fossils in the world and covers 25,000 square meters with a display area of 3,600 square meters. It attracts up to seven million visitors a year.In 1980s, vast quantities of dinosaur fossils were excavated in the Middle Jurassic Dashanpu Formation, 7 km north-east from downtown Zigong, including a dinosaur named after the township, Dashanpusaurus. Because of the unique and articulated (intact) bone remains, Zigong is important to paleontologists and dinosaur enthusiasts. The Zigong Dinosaur Museum was established in 1987, becoming the first museum based almost entirely on dinosaurs in Asia. Mounted specimens include Omeisaurus, Gigantspinosaurus, Yangchuanosaurus, Huayangosaurus and Xiaosaurus.
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  • To be honest before going by reading informations i thought this place can be really huge place but its not that big and you can finish watch it maximum 2 and half hours. But was amazing. There are...  more »
  • Fun visitn. There are a lot of different exhibits form life size moving dinosaurs, a 4D cinema and fossils.  more »
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  • Good to visit place with real dynasaur fossils.
  • Interesting fossils. The best experience!

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