1. Museums

Many of Beijing’s big national museums – including the Natural History Museum, the National Museum of China, and the National Art Museum of China – offer free entry, although you may be asked to pay a small fee for an optional guide. The Capital Museum is free but requires you to make an online reservation before you visit.

2. Former Residence of Lao She

prac_info 19 Fengfu Lane, Dengshikou Xije, Dongcheng District • 6514 2612 • Subway: Fuchengmen • Open 9am–4pm Tue–Sun

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