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Beijing’s Best Museums - From Art and Culture to History and Palaeontology Beijing is one of China’s most developed cities with plenty of culture and history to soak up. The world-class city is a paradise for museum enthusiasts as there are over 100 museums to explore, which offer a fascinating insight into China’s art, culture and history. Brightsun Travel offers cheap tickets to Beijing from UK, so you can visits the city’s museums and wander round exhibits, discovering an array of treasures. Below are some of the must-see museums of the city, so if you do visit Beijing, make sure these are part of your itinerary!

National Art Museum of China This excellent museum is a cultural landmark of China, built with traditional Chinese architecture and displaying some of the country’s finest artworks, as well as international masterpieces. The museum exhibits over 100,000 pieces of art, which includes work from over different dynasties, as well as contemporary art and folk art. The National Art Museum of China is enormous, so we recommend spending either half a day or full day here. National Museum of China The eclectic art venue is situated in the heart of Beijing on Tiananmen Square, and it’s the third most visited museum in the world. The National Museum of China has 40 galleries and two major exhibitions showcasing a collection of ancient Chinese artefacts and paintings, as well as cultural relics and interesting temporary exhibitions. You’ll receive a great insight into China’s rich history at this leading museum. Beijing Capital Museum The Beijing Capital Museum is another grand museum, showcasing over 200,000 artefacts and relics which celebrate Beijing and Imperial China’s history and culture. Artefacts displayed include paintings, sculptures, Buddhist statues, jade, porcelain and bronze, and the museum also features temporary exhibits. Beijing Capital Museum features a sleek, futuristic style of architecture, interestingly contrasting to its interior design and ancient displays.


China Science and Technology Museum The China Science and Technology Museum celebrates the fascinating discoveries of Chinese and international scientists and covers mind-boggling topics. This fun-filled museum boasts five themed permanent exhibition rooms as well as temporary exhibitions, laboratories, hands-on interactive exhibitions, four special-effect theatres and an indoor science children’s playground, so it’s an ideal day trip for families. It’s an indoor haven! Paleozoological Museum of China This breath-taking natural science museum is amongst the best and largest paleontological museums in Asia, allowing visitors to learn about the fascinating stories of prehistoric life. The museum exhibits a vast collection of items that date back millions of years, including ancient human remains and fossils from extinct animals such as dinosaur skeletons. The museum also includes multimedia, as well as interactive games, so it’s well worth a visit. Flights Brightsun Travel offers an excellent range of cheap flights to Beijing, with luxury airlines, mid-range airlines and low-cost airlines, so all budgets are catered for. You can fly to this immense city from a range of UK airports including Birmingham, Glasgow, London Gatwick, Heathrow and Manchester.

Beijing’s best museums from art and culture to history and palaeontology  

Beijing is one of China’s most developed cities with plenty of culture and history to soak up. The world-class city is a paradise for museum...

Beijing’s best museums from art and culture to history and palaeontology  

Beijing is one of China’s most developed cities with plenty of culture and history to soak up. The world-class city is a paradise for museum...

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