Ntural History Zone/Theme Exhibitions Exhibits
Exhibition hall Exhibitions on various themes, often including valuable items from the museum collection and the research projects of its scientists, are shown in this section of the museum.


Life on the Earth The Cell Cooperation between Dalian city and Kitakyushu city The Origin of our Museum
Life on the Earth The Cell Cooperation between Dalian city and Kitakyushu city The Origin of our Museum
This exhibit focuses on the history of life on Earth. Especially the origin of life, extinction and evolution, and the sixth mass extinction caused by humans are described with various fossils and natural history specimens.
The cells are the basic unit of life, because all living things are made from cells. The structure and functions of cells are explained.
Our museum started mutual cooperation between Dalian Natural History Museum of China in 1979.
This display describes the fossils of the Double-Armored Herring and the conditions of their discover. These fossils actually played a large part in the establishment of this museum.

Ammonite Marine Shells of the World Frogs and Salamanders The World of Coleoptera (Beetles)
Ammonite Marine Shells of the World Frogs and Salamanders The World of Coleoptera (Beetles)
Ammonites thrived from about 400 million years ago (Devonian) to about 66 million years ago (Cretaceous), and their fossils are found all over the world. Morphological diversity, evolutionary history, and ecology of ammonites are shown here.
About 100 specimens of the marine shells collected from the world have been introduced here. These shells are very beautiful, rare, and large.
You can find living amphibians, a specimen of giant salamander and goods of frogs in the world as well.
Coleoptera are the most successful animals on earth, accounting for a quarter of all known animal species. Many types of beetles are displayed here with emphasis on Scarabaeidae (chafers) and Lucanidae (stag beetles).
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