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Shanghai History Museum

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Address: No.1 Shiji Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200122, China
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9:07 am - 5:02 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:07 am - 5:02 pm
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Very historical items are displayed. such as Budha statues, Coins, Drawings etc. Security procedure is very strict. Due to this you may have to spend 10 to 15 minutes in the queue.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Very historical items are displayed. such as Budha statues, Coins, Drawings etc. Security procedure is very strict. Due to this you may have to spend 10 to 15 minutes in the queue.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Nicely set out with English labels to explain what everything is. Particularly enjoyed the clothing sections up stairs and the bronze downstairs.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Great exhibits that are easily accessed, and set up to handle the huge crowds that go there. I especially enjoyed the ceramics and ethnological exhibits.

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This is the last stop for the pearl tower tour(if you bought the A ticket package which cost 220 RMB).if you want to know more about the Shanghai city, this is the place you will learn about the city. It tell you the whole history of the city and which person and place and building has played important role in... More 

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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Really interesting museum with all sorts of things to see over 4 floors. There are paper guides in different languages at the doors to each exhibit,

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

it is situated on the bottom floor of the tower a lot of wax figures and dioramas bring 'old Shanghai' to life and it show you how a small town change during time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The Shanghai museum is a good attraction, the history of Shanghai has been recreated in small scenes using real size mannequins as well as shops, streets… I found it really interesting. The whole tour is about 1 to 2 hours.

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Auburn, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This Museum was very well laid out. Each floor had a specific section i.e. Porcelains etc. on 1 floor, Art works on another etc. etc. Good western toilets, very clean. Amazing Chinese history.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed visiting this museum today. It was a very wet day in Shanghai and it was great to have an indoor activity to do. This museum provides a great history of Shanghai and it is amazing to see how far Shanghai has come in recent years. What was the best part of this museum is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

You can check this out after you've been up the Pearl Tower as it is situated on the bottom floor of the tower. A lot of interesting things to see there

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