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Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre

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No.868 Huashan Road | Rm BOC, Basement, Block B,, Shanghai 200050, China
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All reviewscultural revolutiongift shopprivate collectionresidential buildingchronological ordercommunist eramodern chinese historyunique collectionblock of flatsbit hard to findsmall museumwell worth the efforthistorical contextt shirtshistory buffenglish explanationsgreat insight
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Given all the great write ups I expected more. It may have helped had I had a guide or even an audio guide - both not able to be purchased there.

Thank indi771
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fascinating museum was part of a full day guided tour of Shanghai, but it stood out as a highlight. More extensive than its location and surroundings suggest, this collection is truly a labor of love. If you have any interest in China's 20th century...More

Thank dkdelp2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small previously private collection of insanely colored and sometimes poorly printed posters from new China's enthusiastic propaganda machinery is worth a side visit when you're in the French Concession area. While the originals go for hundreds of dollars, at least, you can pick up...More

Thank JulianC51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its located at the basement of a residential building which makes it a bit tricky to find, but there are some signs around to lead you inside - the display is small but still interesting to view with loads of pop-art propaganda posters around which...More

Thank Hanan Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My history buff husband loved this. Interesting to look at all the posters. Gift shop is very pricey but if you like the posters, it may be worth it.

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was shocked all these posters still exist in communist China. It's worth finding in the basement of some random apartment building and spending an hour or so there.

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a private museum and hard to find but well worth the effort. Here you will see artifacts from the Cultural Revolution, some of the few to escape destruction as authorities sought to erase the evidence of social unrest. Chilling overview of that period...More

Thank TCH1
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

The museum is extremely interesting, showing posters from various stages of Chinese history. Entry is 25 Yuan. Photos are not allowed but you can buy copies and even originals of the posters. The museum is located in the basement of an apartment block - see...More

Thank lllgecko
Reviewed August 14, 2018

If you love posters and old Chinese culture of historical values, this is definitely worth a visit for an experience. You can even purchase some interesting collectibles for memories of old China history & culture.

Thank FreddySimORS
Reviewed August 13, 2018

The museum is located in the underground floor. The entrance free is about 20RMB/person. From my point of view, this place is a "must go" if you are interested about the history of China. I also recommand the shop which is connected to the museum....More

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July 21, 2015|
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Response from babin85 | Reviewed this property |
You're looking for 868 Hua Shan Road, which is roughly at a T-intersection with Wukang road. The numbers of the buildings are well-indicated, it's on the north side of the street. Coordinates are 31.213398, 121.438904 (if... More
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