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::: Gallery Highlights

At a glance, here are the bits no visitor wants to miss in the Museum's galleries. These must-sees arePalaeoloxodon Skeleton, Water-powered Armillary & Celestial Tower, Giant Squid, Digital Archives & E-Learning Center, Scientific Illustration Studio , and Collection & Research Gallery. Do not miss them when you visit the Museum.

Palaeoloxodon SkeletonPalaeoloxodon Skeleton

The Palaeoloxodon elephant lived 10-40 thousand years ago and was named for its diamond-shaped molar plates. This replica skeleton, about 4 meters tall and 7 meters long, is one of the center pieces of the Museum. more...


Water-powered Armillary & Celestial TowerWater-powered Armillary & Celestial Tower

The impressive tower, erected at the entrance to the Human Cultures Hall, is a full-scale working model of Su Sung astronomical clock tower. It serves two purposes: astronomical observation and telling of time. Come and witness the elaborate masterpiece of the great Chinese polymath reconstructed at the Museum. more...


Giant SquidGiant Squid

Ever imagined the giant squid living in deep oceans gets arisen? Yes, the weird and mysterious creature, measuring 8.84 meters in length and 240 kilograms in weight, is now "standing" right on the 1st floor of the Global Environment Hall. Try to discover more facts about the monster of the deep. more...


Digital Archives & E-Learning Center

Giant SquidThe Digital Archives & E-Learning Center located in the lobby of the Life Science Hall offers visitors a great inspiring learning space, where they can experience a wide range of sessions such as object handling, storytelling and role-play, as well as blended learning using digital cameras and camcorders, PlayStation Portables, iPods and mobile phones. more...

Scientific Illustration Studio

Scientific Illustration Studio Just opposite to the Digital Archives and E-learning Center, the Scientific Illustration Studio built with French windows rests in an eye-catching corner. Visitors can discover how the illustrator works and witness live productions. Visitors can even communicate with the illustrator through a small intercom. more...

Collection & Research Gallery

Collection & Research GalleryLocated at the corridor linking the Human Cultures Hall and the Life Science Hall, the Collection and Research Gallery remodeled from the museum history room offers visitors a rare and exciting look at what our curatorial staff does behind the scenes, makes science a tangible and enjoyable experience, and helps visitors understand the practical applications of science in their daily lives.

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