The Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs, Ulaanbaatar

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Take a close look at the 3 m (10 ft) tall skeleton of Tyrannosaurus Rex’s Mongolian cousin, Tarbosaurus bataar at The Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs. This small museum features 16 skeletal remains of dinosaurs excavated in the territory of modern-day Mongolia. Observe life-sized models of various dinosaurs and learn about their life at lectures. Other exhibits feature various raptors and a nest of oviraptor eggs. The prime exhibit was taken from the country's vast fossil and skeletal heritage and returned to the country after a legal battle in the U.S. Plan to visit The Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs during your Ulaanbaatar vacation using our convenient Ulaanbaatar driving holiday planner .
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  • After reading the reviews here, I was ready to see two skeletons, two halls with photos. In fact, the museum is very interesting, there are many fragments and fossilized complete skeletons of dinosaurs, as well as their eggs. On a large-scale panorama tells what eras were on earth. In addition to dinosaurs, there are fossils of an earlier period, when on earth there were only marine inhabitants of the type of snails. The museum opened an additional hall, there are now four of them. The ticket is worth 5,000 tugriks, with our money at the time, about 125rubles. Children and students pay symbolically the amount, if you have not forgotten 25rubles. I advise you to buy the right photo, it will also cost 125ruble. In general, the museum strongly advise, perhaps for me, it is the best place in Ulanbator. The museum is located next to the central square (SukBator) and the Historical Museum of Mongolia, walking 10min. You can combine in one day a visit to these places.
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  • Considering that Mongolia is one of the most fossil-rich places I expected to see many of them. Unfortunately, in addition to not being many (a Hall and two rooms of which one furnished with posters and reproductions), they are not properly described and are dimly lit. A pity because with the right resources it could become one of the most beautiful dinosaur museums in the world.
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  • The museum is small compared to what you would think of as a museum. The entrance is closed so make sure u open it (though it has no sign). I stood a good 5 minute wondering if it was even a museum before braving to venture in. Inside is a different word. The dinosaurs are unique and well displayed. The fossils are well labeled and explained. The moderate collection is definitely worth a visit.
  • Pretty nice one, but the "khunnu mall" shopping center has bigger dinosaurs.
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