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Shanghai World Expo Museum

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Address: Expo Area, Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai 200000, China (Formerly Expo 2010 China Pavilion)
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Huge and close to the finial district.

I attended the Taobao vendors conference here in July. It is very close to the metro and other sites if you are in town for a show.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Chris D
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Shanghai Region, China
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Shanghai Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I attended the Taobao vendors conference here in July. It is very close to the metro and other sites if you are in town for a show.

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Los Angeles, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We did not visit all of the galleries. The building is nice and interesting to see from the outside. Considering the displays are designed for their primary customers, other Chinese visitors, not every gallery has English translations - which as an Anglo is a bit frustrating but then I am not their key demographic desired. As noted by others, there... More 

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San Jose, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

When I visited this area in 2010 for the world expo, the area was bustling and crowded. Typical of any world event where thousands across the world come to visit the spectacles of a foreign nation, this was the place to be! Yet when I returned here, it was clearly cursed with the "Olympic" decline. Meaning, once the event for... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Quality of content depends very much on the ehibition of the moment, but just going up the increadibly long escalators is worth the minimal entry fee. Its a spectacular building from the outside and reasonably interesting from the inside too. Not much located around it yet (that's changing rapidly), so may be a bit out of the way for short... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

I only visited the Chinese museum. I was told that the massive building was constructed without a nail / nut & bolt, so it is pretty impressive. Plenty of paintings and artwork in there. I am impressed particularly by a few huge oil paintings exhibited. Entry is free so it just costs you a subway trip if you are in... More 

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Boston, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I never had a chance to visit the Shanghai Expo Center during it prime. A few years after the event, you can still see the glimpse of past glory. Most of the structures have been or being taken down or re-purposed. The pavilion and the Chinese museum seem to be staying. Did not go into the Chinese building but it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Constructed as the Chinese pavilion for shanghai expo and later converted into art museum. Entry is free for everyone, except some areas inside. Art works exhibited on the top floors ans there are some areas dedicated to the art schools and colleges to exhibit the art works.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

This site is huge, housing the former expo of Shanghai. While the size is impressive, there is not much to see and do as most areas are not accessible to the public.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Easy access by underground, there is a station just outside. Entrance is free but you need to pay 20 RMB if you want to watch the animated "Along the River During the Qingming Festival" (清明上河圖). This is the sole reason I came here. I am amazed not the animation was created by how the whole picture is projected seamlessly on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Like the visit near Kerry hotel and subway went to several visits to this area and finished a mini marathon ended at the Shanghai world expo point.

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