World's largest dinosaur museum in east china

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Shandong Tianyu Museum of NatureThe Tianyu Museum of Nature in East China's Shandong Province has been recognized as the world's largest museum dedicated to dinosaurs.

This museum was opened in 2004 and it holds an unequalled collection of dinosaurs samples and other prehistoric fossils. has reported that this museum has applied for a Guinness World Record in early June and received the confirmation off late.

With an exhibition space of 28,000 square meters, this museum houses 1100 dinosaur specimens represented by almost complete skeletons. Moreover, the museum also has tens of thousands of other prehistoric fauna, such as birds and fish fossils.

Besides the new record, the museum also has five other world records, including the longest silicified wood fossil and the biggest amethyst cave.

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