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China Art Museum

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No.161 Shangnan Road, Shanghai, China
+86 400 921 9021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

all the lifts in this museum are for staff use only, so posh ! and all the poor tourists have to walk all the way from top to the ground floor, very disappoited with the arts ! taking pics around the outside museum are more...More

Thank Stanley E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended to visit and yes from outside it is a spectacular building. Once inside it was a maze, often poorly signposted - even for the Chinese. Yes some interesting art is displayed, notably a corridor with cartoons (a Shanghai speciality), but underwhelming is polite. We...More

Thank FortsFan
Reviewed September 5, 2018

I included this in the itinerary as it was a few stops near our hotel and the exterior was interesting. From the metro stop it took a long walk as the main entrance was hundreds of meters away. There was a security check, and took...More

Thank FreeAtLeisure
Reviewed August 25, 2018

It was massive structure the china art museum is must to be visited in shanghai. Way big & can only happen in china

Thank anitagarggzb
Reviewed July 25, 2018

The China Art Museum is free admission. The building itself is strange and special. I find that normal camera may not easily take a full view of the building. The key attractive thing in the museum is the Digitized Picture of Qing Ming Xiang He...More

Thank bwkchang
Reviewed July 14, 2018

The now China Art Museum could be considered the starting point for the development of Shanghai’s internal transportation as it hosted the World Expo in 2010. This place is accessible using the metro (line 8). It is free of charge to enter however it is...More

1  Thank Aadhes
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Even it you do not like Art - this building is well worth a visit. Looks like a giant upside down pyramid with the floors about 6 stories above the open space. You follow the crowds up to the top and then work your way...More

Thank bob19472016
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Art museum near the subway stop however be ready to walk kilometers more because the subway stop is not as close as you could imagine.

Thank KevinSChina
Reviewed June 27, 2018

I was here during the Shanghai Expo and it was amazing. Sadly, since then its become boring and dull. Its like they stopped caring after the expo was over. It is now free to get in our at least it was when we were there

1  Thank Joshua E
Reviewed June 1, 2018

This used to be the main art museum in Shanghai but it has moved to another location. China Art Museum has its own metro stop with the same name ... visit them instead!

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Response from Sam B | Reviewed this property |
Take the number 8 line. Get off at China Art Museum.