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Shanghai Camera History Museum

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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Sep 27, 2016
“Heaven for photographer equipment”
Jun 4, 2016
“Free Boutique Museum with a Snapshot of History”
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No.308 Chongqing South Road, Luwan District, Shanghai 200021, China
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Reviewed September 27, 2016

A small museum, but with quite an impressive selection of cameras. Mainly Chinese cameras, but also a nice portion of Japanese and a fantastic part of the Leica imperium. They have almost the complete series 1 up till 3 with all it's sub-releases. There is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed June 4, 2016

As of May 2016, the "Old Camera Manufacturing Museum" has both moved and changed names. I have asked TripAdvisor to update the listing, but wanted to write a review with the information in case my update does not go through. It is now in the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
5  Thank Hilary T
Reviewed December 14, 2014

A lot of Chinese and other film cameras. Small manufacturing line inside. You can buy refurbished camera at the end of exposition.

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank antonovasiljev
Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is quite a remarkable place to visit. I only stumbled across it when I was exploring the area from the French Concession to People’s Park. It has quite an innocuous entrance but inside on display were vintage cameras ranging from the first Leica and...More

Date of experience: August 2014
4  Thank 989TheoT
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Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly
governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French
Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that
is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While
it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will
sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their
mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area
seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet,
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