Hunan Geological Museum
A visitor imitates a baby dinosaur coming out of the shell at the Hunan Geological Museum, Changsha. (Photo/Xu Xing, Hunan Daily)
The Hunan Geological Museum completed a 16-month upgrade and renovation project on April 15. It is now equipped with six exhibition halls: the mysterious Earth; geological minerals; geological environment; evolution of life; gemstones; and, geographic information and mapping. The mineral forest and scientific exploration centers are also equipped. Visitors can experience interesting experiments in these sites.
The Museum will reopen on April 20.
Open times: 9:00 – 17:00 (July, August, and September); 9:00-16:00 (rest of the year) from Wednesday to Sunday. Closed on Monday and Tuesday, and Chinese Spring Festival Eve.
Free admission with valid identification certificates.
Address: No.49, Shanmuchong Road (W), Tianxin District, Changsha
How to get there:
Bus: Take No. 105 or 915 bus to the Hunan Cultural Department (Sheng Wen Hua Ting) stop, or Hunan Art Center (Sheng Yi Shu Guan) stop.
Metro: Take Changsha Metro Line 1 to the Hunan Provincial Government (Sheng Zheng Fu) Station
Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn
Part of English information is from enghunan.gov.cn