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. To visit The Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs and other attractions in Ulaanbaatar, use our Ulaanbaatar driving holiday planner.
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  • As a dinosaur crazed girl this was my one of the top priority in Mongolia. (Which is my first travelling out of home). It had nice bone collections and even full trex bone. But it was very small for.....  more »
  • At one time in the past Dinosaurs of all shapes, sizes and appetites apparently roamed the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. Their fossilized bones and eggs were found in the 1920s by an American explorer...  more »
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  • This museum contains two big dinosaurs’ fossils. If you’re interested in dinosaurs, it must be a hot spot to you. It takes about 45 minutes to look around. It’s worthwhile.
  • A lack of English descriptions on many of the displays makes this museum lose marks. But otherwise a good place to learn about Mongolian history.
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