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Zigong Dinosaur Museum, Zigong
(4.4/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
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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  • This is the biggest single site of dinosaur remains in the world -- an ancient riverbed exposed, many dinosaurs reconstructed, including some of the most fascinating you could see. An exquisite fossil...  more »
  • 毕竟是鼎鼎有名的自贡恐龙博物馆,看到了很多有价值的东西,最震撼的还是遗址馆,其他的一些化石也是很珍贵的。小朋友也喜欢看恐龙。 
  • 非常好的博物馆,有很多恐龙化石,关键是还可以允许摸,感觉很真实,人不多,所以也很清净,就是票价不便宜,还在旁边的恐龙商店邮寄了几张名片 
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  • World-class museum. One of the only places on earth to see dinosaur bones in situ. It's a bit of a drive from the city center.
  • Arguably better than the Smithsonian collection. I have been here twice, great place to take the family
  • Beautiful Fossils!
  • …怎么那么多人啊😂
  • 还行,比较好玩,就是有点偏僻