The history and culture of China come alive in this museum. They had a special showing from a British museum of the history of the world in 100 artifacts but you will have to fight crows and long lines to get in.
About Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
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There can be quite a queue so get here as early as you can for 9am opening, and only expect to pay if you're visiting a temporary show. The exhibitions on Chinese history are a little heavy on artefacts over information and/or context but two...More
I have been here many times, and this is one of the best museum. It is easy to access, free entrance!, And not to dark inside and easy, quickly you go out again if you have enough. Every floor is devited in several sections, seals,...More
It has a spectacular collection of art, artifacts, and typical museum items. There was no entry fee when I went.
Loved it here, everything was displayed beautifully. Loved the calligraphy and the paintings. Something for everyone. Great coffee and cake too, which was a bonus.
The Shanghai Museum is a fantastic place to be... especially on a hot summer day. It's well air conditioned, free to enter, and best of all, contains a wealth of Chinese Art and Historical Artifacts. This includes, but is not limited to historical Chinese currencies,...More
This is an excellent museum with great collections. Moreover, the admission is free. If it is possible, go there early before the "group-tourists crowd" arrive.