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This museum actually explains what you're looking at

I've been to a ton of museums in Asia, especially numerous in China. For me, the quality of a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike X
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Good vibes and interesting exhibition topic

I went there to find something new about asian culture and was suprised how modern it was actually... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
Irmantas B
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No.99 Fucheng Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to a ton of museums in Asia, especially numerous in China. For me, the quality of a museum is based on its layout and explanations as opposed to the quantity of pieces or building size. The nearby Shanghai museum is larger and has...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

I went there to find something new about asian culture and was suprised how modern it was actually and inspiring too.

Thank Irmantas B
Reviewed November 7, 2017

until recently China has got the written history about only the inside of the great wall. it has never insisted that its outside of the wall was Han nation's culture or territory. their history teachers and scholars were very strict and had honor oriented personalities....More

Thank Moon Y
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Having lived in Pudong for a year, we are a little embarrassed to have only now discovered this incredible museum. For the very fair price of 60RMB, you gain entrance to an oasis of tranquility, a space perfectly designed to facilitate contemplation of the very...More

Thank Alexa B
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

This museum does not seem to have the cachet of popularity that Shanghai's others have but it is one of the best of its kind anywhere. There is an audio guide available to enhance your visit especially if period antiquities (ceramics and sculpture) are not...More

Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
Reviewed April 6, 2017

This is a private museum in Pudong, and it seems to be very quiet compared with the Shanghai Museum - perhaps because you have to pay, unlike that museum. The building is very well arranged to give the exhibits maximum impact. There are the usual...More

1  Thank MoiAli
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We loved this museum for its understated elegance and Creative curatorial efforts. Backed by an unparalleled strength in artefacts from the Neolithic Hongshan (红山)culture, the Curators were able to present these objects of immaculate beauty in a surrounding which heightened the enjoyment by viewers. Also...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2016

Nothing to say about the place: simply perfect, 5 stars, modern, few people, no noise, good view from the bar Regarding the pieces on display: top quality, but limited in number. The other Shanghai Museum is of course more complete. Tips: 1) in case you...More

Thank Francesco_Motta
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Aurora Museum is a fairly small private museum housed in a modern building in the Pudong section of Shanghai. It just opened in 2013. There are four permanent galleries: Han-Tang Pottery, Ancient Jade, Blue and White Porcelain, and Buddhist Sculpture. A fifth floor is for...More

1  Thank Gary T
Reviewed September 13, 2015

The flashy Aurora building, all silver and gold, towers over the Huangpu river across from the Bund, and its entrance is similarly bling with plenty of marble and crystal. But inside the firm has installed a Tadao Ando-designed museum, all clean lines and elegant greys....More

1  Thank mattymoo2015
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