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Luxun Museum

No.200 Tian'an Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6540 2288
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Interesting Museum

I last visited this museum in the 90's. I was awe inspired by it and bought the complete works of... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2017
Nigel G
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Well-done museum commemorating a modernizer of China

Along with Chen Duxiu, Lu Xun was a major contributor to the modernization of Chinese culture. The... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2017
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Aug 17, 2017
“Interesting Museum ”
Aug 11, 2017
“Well-done museum commemorating a modernizer of China”
No.200 Tian'an Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6540 2288
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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

I last visited this museum in the 90's. I was awe inspired by it and bought the complete works of Lu Xun in English. Much of these books I read and online commentaries offered a much greater understanding. I loved this museum. But it has...More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Along with Chen Duxiu, Lu Xun was a major contributor to the modernization of Chinese culture. The fact that there are so many well-visited museums like this one commemorating him shows how respected he is today for his contribution to the revolutionary movement.

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Reviewed November 26, 2015

The museum is quite small and situated in Lu Xun Park. They limit the number of people entering, which at least limits the typical crowds that one experiences in Shanghai. It is an interesting collection, but it would certainly benefit any visitors to educate themselves...More

Thank Adam W
Reviewed August 10, 2015

This museum provided a clear description of the history and biography of Lu Xun, a famous Chinese writer. Although we didn't have a tour guide, its introduction and some videos already gave me a lot of information. I even got to buy some of Lu...More

Thank sych2014
Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

Luxun is a famous Chinese author, and the Chinese and those who have read the works, this is a nice place to fill in the blanks. But I took one of my western friends, and without the background, she was less than impressed. Great for...More

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History oozes out of every fiber of the city, but
Hongkou is a particularly notable neighborhood.
Shanghai was a safe haven for about 20,000 Jews during
the Second World War, and traces of this heritage can
still be found in buildings and park monuments.
Historic foreign relations aside, this neighborhood
throws you into traditional Shanghainese life without
taking you too far away from the city center. Some of
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