The Zhangye World Geological Museum covers an area of 20000 square meters, with a construction area of 7300 square meters and a total investment of 112 million yuan. It was completed and opened for operation on August 1, 2015. The exhibition hall of the museum is divided into a landscape interpretation hall, a landscape grand view hall, a 4D cinema, a dreamlike landscape hall, a temporary exhibition hall, and a VR science popularization experience hall. It is a steel concrete special-shaped spatial truss structure that integrates five major functions: collection, protection, research, display, and education.
The Zhangye World Geological Museum is a professional geological museum in the industry, with 80 specimens of various rocks, minerals, and paleontology. The exhibition hall uses text, pictures, and acoustic, optical, and electrical equipment to provide visitors with a comprehensive and three-dimensional introduction to the formation and characteristics of the colorful hills in the Zhangye World Geological Park The other red bed landforms in China and the world, as well as the geological and geomorphic types and mineral reserves possessed by Zhangye as a landscape park, have solved the questions raised by tourists about the formation process of the landscape and geological relics in the scenic area after visiting the scenic area, and have played a better role in science popularization education and publicity of the geological park.