China Stone Forest Karst Geology Museum
Chinese Name: 中国石林喀斯特地质博物馆
Chinese Pinyin: Zhong Guo Shi Lin Ka Si Te Di Zhi Bo Wu Guan
English Name: China Stone Forest Karst Geology Museum
Type: Geology Museum, Cultural Landscape
Recommended Visiting Time: Half a day
Opening Time: 8:30-18:00
Tickets Fee: 120 CNY/person
Address: Near the front gate of the Holiday Resort, Shilin Yi Autonomous County
About China Stone Forest Karst Geology Museum
China Shilin Karst Geological Museum is located in the “World Natural Heritage”, “World Geopark” and the National AAAAA Scenic Spot – Shilin Scenic Area, which is a key investment attraction project of Shilin County. Shilin Shideri Geoscience Co., Ltd started construction in September 2010, planning to use the area of 46666 ㎡ with a construction area of 36320.45 ㎡.The exhibition hall has an area of about 10000 ㎡ with ten thousand pieces of exhibits.
In 2012, it was identified as “National Education Base for Popular Science”, “Kunming Popular Science Boutique Base”, “Yunnan Provincial Education Base for Popular Science”, “2013 Annual Excellent Education Base for National Popular Science”, and “2014 Annual Excellent Education Base for National Popular Science”. In addition, the museum also won the “Kunming Civilized Unit”, “Kunming Female Civilized Demonstration Post” “County-level Civilized Unit” and other honorary titles.
How to Get there?
China Shilin Karst Geological Museum is located in Shilin Scenic Area. Tourists should go Shilin Scenic Area first, and then yon can take mini bus to China Stone Forest Karst Geology Museum.
By Lomg-distance Bus
1. Travelers can take public coach at bus stations in Kunming to Stone Forest Scenic Area. This will take about 1.5 hours.
2. From Kunming Changshui International Airport, travelers can take the travel bus to there, and it will take about 2 hours.
By Private Car
Another way to get to Stone Forest is taking a private car, and this is the fastest and most convenient way. It only takes about 1 hour. If you book tour with us, we will provide you the private car with a private driver and a tour guide to make your trip worry-free.
Shilin Yi Autonomous County also has a train station, and it has trains to Kunming, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Nanning, Zhanjiang, Guiyang, Hongguo, etc. Shilin Train Station is only about 4 km from Stone Forest, so traveler can get the spot easily.
1. The museum number is (0871) 67716666.