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Henan Geological Museum

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Address: No.18 Jinshui East Road, Jinshui District, Zhengzhou 450046, China
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 16:30

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Great Family Outing!

It's pretty inexpensive to take a cab there and was easy to get one back to our hotel. The museum is beautiful and air conditioned (Yay!) and the exhibits are captioned in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 March 2016
Julie W
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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Hacienda Heights, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

This musuem has a large collection of rocks, good show on coal which is important to the region. just most of the items are in chinese with limited english translation. Lots of kids in the daytime that can be annoying.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The only attraction to me is the water project that was completed recently. They have some information on dinosaurs and the types of rocks and minerals found this far too

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

It's pretty inexpensive to take a cab there and was easy to get one back to our hotel. The museum is beautiful and air conditioned (Yay!) and the exhibits are captioned in English. We could have spent longer but it closed at 4pm. My rock hound ten year old was enthralled and all the kids in the group enjoyed themselves... More 

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Zhengzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

The henan geological museum is the perfect place to kill 2-3 hrs while visited zhengzhou. It is mainly aimed to kids or teen-agers but it isalso extremely interesting for adults. From dinosaurs to stones the museum offers a great presentation of henan geological resources

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

The dinosaurs in this museum were excellent!! I spent the majority of my time marveling at the dinosaurs and skipped the rest as most of it is in Chinese. I would highly recommend stopping by this musuem, even if it's just to see the dinosaurs. The museum is free if you bring your passport (or photo ID), so it's a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

Kids will love the dinosaur exhibits with replicas of the large fossils found in Henan. There are also exhibits of stunning crystal and calcite formations that showcase Nature's art. Upper floors house a mastodon skeleton and exhibits of minerals found and used in the province. Admission is free but passports must be shown to get the ticket.

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