Dive into the depths of the oceans, roam faraway lands, climb to the earth’s highest summits and walk in the footsteps of National Geographic explorers, photographers, scientists and journalists whose discoveries have shaped our understanding of the world.
“A New Age of Exploration: Since 1888” is a grand visual feast that celebrates modern exploration and takes visitors back in time to encounter some of the most fascinating and iconic moments in the National Geographic Society’s 130-year history.
The displays include stunning iconic National Geographic magazine covers.
“Herald Island, Chukchi Sea, Arctic Ocean,” the first outdoor photograph published in the magazine in 1890;
△This close-up of the zebra starts wildlife photography.
“Florida Keys,” the first underwater color photo; as well as Jane Goodall’s and Norah Urquhart’s encounters with a chimpanzee and monarch butterflies.
The exhibition also highlights some of the world’s best photographers, such as Steve McCurry, well known for his “Afghan girl.”▽
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the National Geographic Society is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations in the world.
Dates: Until March 24, 2019 (closed Feb. 4-7)
Hours: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. (closed Mondays except Dec. 31)
Tickets: 79-99 yuan per person, free for children shorter than 1.2 meters
Scan the QR Code to buy tickets:
Venue: -1/F, Plaza, Zone A, Sea World, Nanshan District (南山区海上世界A区广场负一楼)
Metro: Line 2 to Sea World Station (海上世界站), Exit A