The Geological Museum of China was founded in 1916. In the course of its synchronous development with modern Chinese science, it accumulated rich natural essence and intangible assets. It was famous for its collection system, fruitful and beautiful display in Asia's similar museums, and enjoyed world-wide reputation.
The China Geological Museum collects more than 200,000 geological specimens covering various fields of geology. Among them are the famous series of dinosaur fossils such as Shandong dragon and Chinese Dragon Bird at home and abroad, famous ancient human fossils such as Peking man, Yuanmou man and Shanding cave man, as well as a large number of precious prehistoric fossils such as fish, birds and insects with scientific and ornamental values; the world's largest "Crystal King" and giant fluorescence. Stone calcite cluster specimens, exquisite blue copper ore, cinnabar, realgar, orpiment, scheelite, stibnite and other mineral specimens with Chinese characteristics, as well as a variety of gemstones, jades and a number of national treasures.
The Chinese Geological Museum has been engaged in the research of stratigraphic paleontology, mineralogy, petrology, Gemology and Museology for a long time, while carrying out the collection scientific research. The achievements made in the early vertebrate zoology, entomology and the Jehol biota in Western Liaoning have been greatly improved by the scientific circles at home and abroad. With the systematic and exquisite display of gemstones, unique gemstone research results and continuous social promotion activities, it has promoted and guided the scientific research, knowledge popularization and market consumption of gemstones in contemporary China.
China Geological Museum opens its unique exhibition all the year round. According to the basic layout of the earth's sphere structure, the exhibition not only shows tens of thousands of fine minerals, rocks, gems and fossils, but also pays more attention to the living environment and quality of human beings; moreover, a large number of technologies such as digitization, bionics and virtual reality are used to make the audience in a strong scientific atmosphere and through their own eyes. Witness, hands-on operation and hands-on experience, easy access to the wonderful geographic space.
The China Geological Museum has been carrying out rich and colorful social education activities for a long time. Founded in 1981, Earth is the only popular magazine of Geosciences in China. The annual national teenagers'Geosciences summer camp has become an important brand of social education activities. Popular science lectures, popular science tours, popular science consultation and other popular Geosciences activities continue to increase the social influence of the China Geological Museum. 。
At present, the Chinese Geological Museum is carrying forward the past and forging ahead with high spiritual outlook, carefully building a better future.