PHOTOS China's first maritime museum welcomes visitors

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China's first maritime museum welcomes visitors

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15:02, May 02, 2019

A specimen of a giant squid stretching around 8.3 meters is on display at the "Ocean Today" exhibition hall, at China's first national maritime museum, in Binhai New Area of north China's Tianjin Municipality, on May 1st. The museum started its trial operation, with four exhibition halls themed "the ancient ocean," "ocean today," "journey of discovery" and "the age of the dragon" open to the public. (Photos: IC)

A pair of shark specimens are seen at the "Ocean Today" exhibition hall, at China's first national maritime museum, in Binhai New Area of north China's Tianjin Municipality on May 1, 2019. The three-story museum, which covers 150,000 square meters, has six display areas and 15 exhibition halls.

Shells at the "Ocean Today" exhibition hall, at China's first national maritime museum, in Binhai New Area of north China's Tianjin Municipality, on May 1, 2019. During the trial opening period, the museum allows 3,000 visitors per day for free. Visitors are required to make appointments through the museum's official website or WeChat account, which opened on April 28.

Dragon fossils seen at the "the age of the dragon" exhibition hall, at China's first national maritime museum, in Binhai New Area of north China's Tianjin Municipality, on May 1st.

A visitor takes photos in the themed "journey of discovery" hall, at China's first national maritime museum, in Binhai New Area of north China's Tianjin Municipality, on May 1st.

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