China Quaternary Glacial Exhibition Museum
No.28 Moshikou East, Shijingshan District, Beijing, China
: Northwest to Tiananmen Square
: 26.2 km away from the city center Tiananmen
10 RMB/adult, 5 RMB/student
Subway Line 1 at Pingguoyuan Station and transfer to Bus No. 336, 396, 597, 941, 959, 972, 977, Yuntong112, Yuntong116 at Shougang Community, or 311 at Moshikou East Station
Bus No. 311, 336, 396, 597, 746, 941, 959, 972, 977, Yuntong112, Yuntong116 at Moshikou or Shougang Community
China Quaternary Glacial Relics Exhibition Museum is located in Moshikou in Shijingshan District with Fahai Temple, Longquan Temple, Cheng'en Temple, Tomb of Tianyi and other cultural landscape as its neighbors. It is about 20 km away from the downtown city. The Exhibition Hall introduces the basic knowledge of the quaternary glacier. It's a little bit hard to find.
In 1954, Chinese geologist Li Jie found a piece of diabase on one side of the hill north of Yongding River. There was obvious quaternary glacial striation. It was later identified by Li Siguang. The glacial striation was formed in Cenozoic fourth period 2 to 3 billion years from now. It is a rare find and the first time in China north area.
In 1955, it was listed into key cultural heritage protection units by the National Geology Ministry and Beijing Municipal Government.
In 1986, the plan was organized. In 1987, the preparatory group was found.
In April 1989, the exhibition hall was opened to the public.
The new hall of the museum covers 4,200 square meters. In the two-floor building, there are 5 exhibition areas and 18 exhibition rooms including relics protection area, knowledge exhibition area, recovery area and etc.
The exhibition hall covers about 1,950 square meters with its building area of 750 square meters. There are four exhibition halls and one audio-visual hall. The exhibition halls consist Our Homeland, Basic Knowledge of the Quaternary glacier, New China Quaternary Glacial Theory created by Li Siguang, the relationship between human beings and the changes of climate and the environment.
There are now about 48 pieces of collections. The exhibition museum is large and beautiful, which provides excellent conditions and perfect service for holding summer camp activities and varieties of training courses for primary and middle school students.
09:00 - 17:00
Views from Travelers
It's very difficult to find.
It is interesting to talk with those ancient animals.
It's difficult to find. The exhibitions in the hall are most pictures. In the courtyard there are some stone samples slided by glacier. It's good to bring child here.
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