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Beijing Capital Museum

No.16 Fuxingmenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100045, China
+86 10 6337 0491
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Massive building, not much to show

The sixth floor has some Beijing local culture displays, and the jade exhibit was good, too. The... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Kong C
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Bethesda, Maryland
Interesting architecture and exhibits

The building is architecturally interesting, particularly inside. A bit confusing to find your way... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Selsy
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New Zealand
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Fantastic building filled with exhibitions and amazing displays. 5 floors of unique Chinese art not to be missed.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

The sixth floor has some Beijing local culture displays, and the jade exhibit was good, too. The rest was just okay. Free admission with ID/passports, so can't complain.

1  Thank Kong C
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The building is architecturally interesting, particularly inside. A bit confusing to find your way around because it's basically in two parts, the cylinder and the cube. The jade exhibition was excellent and the porcelain was pretty good too. The cafeteria in the basement does an...More

1  Thank Selsy
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I came here for an afternoon when the temperature was pushing 40C. Make sure you book your tickets in advance, otherwise you won't get in. The exhibits were well written and informative. I easily spent hours here.

1  Thank Alex C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The museum is in a spectacular space, easy to get to, and everything is well displayed. Mostly local stuff and not much that I found to be really unique. It looked to me to be a showplace set up for the Olympics.

1  Thank oyeah2015
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice place . Well managed and was amazed to seeThe treasure house of information . At least one full day !

Thank Birender S
Reviewed 5 March 2017

First off, for those who don't already know all museums close on Mondays in China. Like another reviewer I preferred this to the national museum on Tianmeman square. It's a short subway journey alone line 1. Entry is free but take a passport. Officially they...More

2  Thank Timothy R
Reviewed 3 February 2017

In my opinion, the Capital Museum is the best museum in Beijing, it also certainly the most modern having been completed in time for the 2008 Olympics. The focus of this museum is largely the history and folk culture of Beijing but it also houses...More

3  Thank Jon T
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I've been here, China has a rich culture and history. You can see a lot of things that made before this century. If you like history you must come here. every weeks, there always new exhibition about it's collections

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is a world class museum with plenty to see. If you want to get a taste of history, this is a great place to go.

Thank BenDRL
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Very modern museum. Second best in China. You can easily spend 2 hours when visit west of Beijing. I've been there more than 5 times and still enjoy every single visit

1  Thank Ronyra
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Response from TrueSpeakNC | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe it does have storage lockers. I did not use one, but I believe I remember that some of my students used them, and I believe I saw them. The Museum web site does not seem to mention lockers, but you can check... More
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