China Science and Technology Museum

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The China Science and Technology Museum on 14-Aug-2010.

The China Science and Technology Museum (中国科学技术馆/中國科學技術館) is a major science museum established in 1988 in Beijing, China.

The museum contains two separate buildings, Hall I & II. The Hall I was completed in 1988, and the museum exhibits ancient Chinese technology such as astronomical devices, the compass, gunpowder, bronze smelting and casting, and so forth.[1] Hall II, completed in 2000, displays topics concerning astronautics, energy, communications; material science and mechanics; information technology; life science; and environmental science.[1]

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Coordinates: 40°00′17″N 116°23′32″E / 40.00472°N 116.39222°E / 40.00472; 116.39222