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China Art Museum

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Often overlooked, this museum is a great place to visit. The building is amazing, for sure. The collection is also very good, with very interesting contemporary Chinese art. Really great to learn about China. Also interesting to see the surroundings. Good place to spend couple...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank salvadors691
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my 4th visit in 4 years. The museum appears to have had a good makeover in the last year. There is lots of art to see (too much for one visit), much of it worthwhile and a good variety, although it's a shame...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Synthomer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An outstanding building in it's own right and well worth a visit. However it is on a very large scale so ensure you give yourself time to see at least some of the exhibits (i doubt you can cover them all, unless you have considerable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RnA31
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

The China Art Museum is large with many galleries available to visit, so you need the equivalent of at least a full morning to appreciate the exhibits - which were quite impressive for someone like me that’s not an art expert. If you like being...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank CraigvE
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Entrance into the China Art Museum is Free. However, I strongly recommend you pay 20RMB(per ticket) to go take a look at the famous 清明上河图。It is not the original piece but a creative multimedia piece bringing all the people in the art alive. Amazing!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cleozheng
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

If you are in Shanghai and you would like to visit the China Art Museum, you need to know that is in Pudong very far away and if you are taking a taxi from the Bund you will pay around $40 Chinese money. The structure...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank octavioq2015
Reviewed 30 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stanley E
Reviewed 19 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank FortsFan
Reviewed 6 September 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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank FreeAtLeisure
Reviewed 25 July 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Take the number 8 line. Get off at China Art Museum.