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Beijing Planetarium
Beijing Top 9 in Must-Visit Museums

4.5/5
841 Reviews
Planetarium
Liked by 25
Open Open on Wed-Sun,9:00am-4:30pm;Closed on Mon-Tue;Open from 9:00am-4:30pm during Chinese public holidays
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: No. 138 Xizhimenwai Street, Xicheng District (opposite the zoo)
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Official website: http://www.bjp.org.cn/
Phone: 010-51583311

What people are saying:

[Scenic] A good place in Haidian District, opposite Zizhuyuan, Zoo, Xizhimen. [Fun] There is a wealth of the most comprehensive and up-to-date astronomical knowledge, which is popular with students and parents. [Cost-effective] Free reservation for a tour

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  • bangpaulxu
    bangpaulxu
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    Wow don't go on a weekend! Packed!

    So I have been living in Beijing for five years and it was my first time going with my family. We went on a Saturday and it was super crowded. If you don't get tickets for the movies or 4D stuff I thi...

    Reviewed on /Date(1487368412000+0800)/
  • Joey L
    Joey L
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    knowledge

    There are many different shows about universe at the planetarium. If you want to watch them, you should check the information from their websites, decide to watch which one and buy the ticket ahead of...

    Reviewed on /Date(1479451750000+0800)/
  • Risma N
    Risma N
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    In chinese.

    It is a huge complex with perhaps 3 building to explore. We visited it after beijing zoo and paleozoological museum (they're all in the same area) so we were exhausted to explore the whole place and d...

    Reviewed on /Date(1469815502000+0800)/
  • 007_Gaurav
    007_Gaurav
    New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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    Average place

    This is an average place and can be skipped from tourists point of view. I personally found it to be expensive and less informative.

    Reviewed on /Date(1464128253000+0800)/
  • MikeFJones
    MikeFJones
    Beijing, Beijing Region
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    Beijing Planetarium - Big, Noisy and not so funny! Need to improve!

    Good enough for a weekend walk if you are visiting Beijing's Zoo area. Entertaining for children, but that is all. Their dome kinda make the trick if its the first time you are here but still need to ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1458433873000+0800)/

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Introduction

The Beijing Planetarium is the first planetarium in China. There are two parts, the old museum (Hall A) and the new museum (Hall B), for visitors to enjoy. The museum hosts exciting multimedia audiovisual theater displays. Visitors of all ages can learn about the origins and development of the universe via the exhibitions and other interactive activities. The 4D theater is not only capable of presenting true-to-life three-dimensional images, but also has gusts of air, jets of water, and all sorts of other special effects for an immersive science learning experience. The 3D theater is truly entertaining with all sorts of brilliant effects for the audience to enjoy while also learning about science.
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