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Shanghai History Museum

No.1 Shiji Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200122, China
+964 780 138 9723
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No.1 Shiji Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200122, China
+964 780 138 9723
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We weren’t going to go in the museum as I was tired but I’m so glad we did as we absolutely loved it. It’s fairly small but crammed with exhibits including fabulous intricate models of old Shanghai buildings complete with people inside. Our particular favourite...More

Thank TheRelfster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This attraction was included in the price of my ticket to the Pearl observation tower. Museum quite informative and worth a visit if in this area of the city.

Thank PaulaHM
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Was in town for a conference and took a day off for some history. Very interesting. There are ancient Greek coins that have been found in the Shanghai area - unbelievable. How did they get here?

Thank Simianlover
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Very well presented history of the growth of Shanghai. Gave you a real feel for the city as it opened it’s doors to the world and grew to the vibrant city we see today. Very well worth a visit.

Thank Led1917
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We shortlisted this and were pleasantly surprised . displays were well sequenced and informative . All three of us felt the Rmb 35 fee was worth it.

Thank bgheeteh
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Sadly the "real" Shanghai History Museum is currently without a permanent home as best as we can determine. Supposedly it was going to put into the old Shanghai Race Club building near what is now the People's Square but we weren't able to get anyone...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Wondering at modern Shanghai, if you wish to know the evolution of this city, this is the museum you should never miss. Once inside this museum visitors are taken back to Shanghai's past. Life size figures depicting the various professions are beautifully displayed. The miniature...More

Thank sureshbabu2017
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The place is very good to bring your children because it is not only full of historical information, but also the miniatures are very look alike. This place also has restaurant and souvenirs shop with reasonable price. But the staff cannot speak English, so it...More

Thank QorryAina
Reviewed 5 October 2017

as a person coming from Egypt, i have this Idea about museums, at least how ancient they should be, the museum of Shanghai, is pretty but every think is Waxed, very few items was original, also the electronic guide, was not a perfect experience, over...More

Thank islamShama
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The museum is on ground floor of tower and Its about history of shanghai and the way of life in ancient times. Its good

Thank Arash1352
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25 April 2015|
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Response from Babrosa | Reviewed this property |
I cannot really say but would advise that you ask the museum if they provide wheel chairs. I can only confirm that the place is wheel chair friendly. I am really sorry for not being able to assist in this matter.