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Shanghai History Museum

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Address: No.1 Shiji Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200122, China
Phone Number: 021-63723500
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A must see for the Chia Visitor

A must see museum very well maintained and reasonably priced audio tour equipment! Learn everything about China and its ancient civilisations. Be prepared to spend at least a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

A must see museum very well maintained and reasonably priced audio tour equipment! Learn everything about China and its ancient civilisations. Be prepared to spend at least a full day if not more and see all the floors. Not to be missed by any visitor to China

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A very informative and well-planned museum. Small enough that a couple of hours is sufficient, Most signs are in English as well as Chinese, so you know what you are seeing. Good museum shop. Easy access by subway from People's Square station. Free admission.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The collection of the Shanghai History Museum contains more than 30,000 items.Of these, about 18,000 items pertain to the modern history of the city, a portion of these items found its way into the museum from the governors of the Foreign Concessions. Gu Embroidery of flowers, insects, and fish by the Ming-Dynasty "needle saint" Han Ximeng (韩希孟); a scroll by... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Place to understand the history of mankind and its evolution.we can specialy understand the evolution of ceramics usage in China .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A free show under one of the most famouse skycraper of Shanghai. To discover the old everyday life Shanghai and be immersed in it. A must seen and very enjoyable for the kids too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

On a recent visit to Shanghai my wife and I had one very rainy day when walking around outdoors was not much fun at all. The Shanghai History Museum was a very enjoyable place to spend a couple of hours admiring the excellent displays, wax figures, texts and photos of days gone by in Shanghai. The museum itself is located... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This not the original building but has been built to look like it did in the old days. I really enjoyed the guided tour in English. The guide who worked there was very descriptive and answered questions well. Well worth a visit. Some great photography to be had here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

but full of pushy local tourists and frankly so many of the exhibits felt old and dusty- and the english translations- odd or even 'racist' in spots. It's the cheapest way to enter the Pearl bldg without going all the way up to the viewing decks- but I'd skip it unless you're fascinated by the history of Shanghai.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It is worth visiting this museum . Have sculptures/artifacts dating back as old as 6000 years. A very good collection of Blue chinaware.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My children loved the place although it looked old and dusty! They loved the exhibits, even the mummified bodies.

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Additional Information about Shanghai History Museum

Address: No.1 Shiji Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200122, China
Phone Number: 021-63723500
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:07 am - 5:02 pm
Monday 9:07 am - 5:02 pm
Tuesday 9:07 am - 5:02 pm
Wednesday 9:07 am - 5:02 pm
Thursday 9:07 am - 5:02 pm
Friday 9:07 am - 5:02 pm
Saturday 9:07 am - 5:02 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 20

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