Speciality Museums in Shanghai

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Speciality Museums in Shanghai

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  • Sjakie S
    Hoorn, The Netherlands645 contributions
    The museum has free entrance, and if you know what's inside! But you have to wait in the queue for 1 hour. The audio guide is well worth the price. I think you can spend a whole day here.
    Written 18 May 2022
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  • Mark F
    5 contributions
    Excellent place! It's nice to see the Jewish history being celebrated in Shanghai. They genuinely saved lives.
    Written 11 October 2021
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  • HeatherandKel
    Salt Lake City, UT89 contributions
    Loved this museum. Had lived in Shanghai for over a year before ever going. Wish I had been sooner and had taken visitors. The model of Shanghai is one of the most impressive things I have ever seen. Great rainy day, or bad air day activity.
    Written 9 April 2020
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  • Doug C
    Shenzhen, China291 contributions
    First off, the place is difficult to find. Go to 726 builidng,and enter the entrance under the arch thing between the two banks. Turn right, and take the elevator to the 7th floor.

    The museum is quite small, but we'll stocked. There are a couple of hundred posters perhaps to look at.

    But, if you are a history nerd like myself, the gift shop is the star of the show. Original posters from the 60s... Original copies of the little red book in various languages, busts of Mao, old maps, old textbooks, old magazines... This place is a treasure trove, and will satisfy history buffs from a tiny budget of ¥150 for three copies of posters, to over ¥6k for rare originals, and everything in between.
    Written 3 October 2021
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  • Chris P
    Shanghai, China4,924 contributions
    What an amazing few hours I spent at this Museum. It is beautifully designed and the displays are very nicely spaced out and presented. Nearly all the cars are labelled in Chinese and English, with enough information about the display.
    Don’t forget to get an audio guide, which requires a deposit. They never told me about it, so you need to ask. The numbered displays have a 1 to 2 minute commentary about them. Well worth it. Note that you need 4 digits for the machine, so add enough zero’s in the front, to complete the number. It took me a while to work it out.
    The staff are most helpful and have a fair bit of English.
    I also loved all the interactive opportunities on the top floor. You definitely need a 2/3 hours to do the place justice.
    There is a MacDonalds near the museum and a tiny restaurant inside.
    The only issue - it’s far from the centre of town. If using the Metro, take line 11 and get off at Anting station. It’s a fair walk from there, or just take a Didi. Note that Anting New Town is very close by and is a German styled area - worth a look if you are there.
    Written 2 February 2021
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  • jonac676
    Manila, Philippines13 contributions
    Just a hundred steps away from the Huaihai Road station of the Metro, this beautiful row of French villas turned into bars and restaurants entices visitors from around the globe.

    Starbucks here is truly quaint as it is every inch, French. The paths are nice and the ambience reminds us of the cultural strands that shaped Shanghai to what it is today.

    Snap a selfie in its lush gardens. Take delight in the vines that smolder the walls of some structures. The trees along the roads also make this charming community a haven for nature-lovers.

    The restaurants, though, are above mid in terms of pricing. Dishes and drinks are way too expensive so, have a full meal before heading there.
    Written 3 July 2019
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  • marcoislington
    bucharest11 contributions
    if you like jade and pottery this is the place to visit. its a bit hard to find, but you'll be rewarded. beautifully curated with helpful and friendly staff. i loved it.
    Written 14 November 2019
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  • MartinSinclair
    Manchester, England, United Kingdom6 contributions
    Small museum under the Maglev station at Longyang Lu. Free to enter and interesting displays on Maglev history and construction.
    Written 3 December 2019
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  • MissArnScottBlu
    Perth, Australia79 contributions
    If you happen to be in the area, it's not a bad idea to stop by this little museum. Packed full of information, it will give you a very solid (but obviously biased) account of the birth of the Chinese Communist Party. All information is in Chinese and English.
    Written 11 April 2019
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  • Chris P
    Shanghai, China4,924 contributions
    The Glass Museum is far out and a bit out of the way, so it takes an effort to get there. It’s a long walk from the Nearest Metro. The displays are awesome, although I left feeling that somehow there should have been more - especially older items, seeing that it is a museum. What was on display, was excellent. It’s covers quite a large area , so you need an hour or two to see everything. Some of the descriptions on the glass panels/cases are really difficult to read, with dark backgrounds, although I was pleasantly surprised to see so much written in English.
    I may need to go back on a week end, when hopefully there will be some artisans at work and workshops open. It all looks very interesting. Note that it’s half price, Tuesday to Friday.
    Written 27 November 2020
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  • Peter K
    Newcastle, Australia49 contributions
    This amazin* building is home 5o the best Museum I have been to in China.
    A must see is the amazing miniatures and the fantastic art
    Written 25 January 2021
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  • TheMoment - 那一瞬間
    San Francisco, CA473 contributions
    When in Shanghai, this building is a must see. The outside wall will move and it is spectacular view. After that,you can walk to the bund.
    Written 31 December 2019
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  • Jo-Ann
    Washington15,418 contributions
    Lovely huge grounds outside. Great place for photograhy. Big building to cover in the inside. Right opposite is the fake market 🤣
    Written 27 October 2020
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  • just_jim5
    Martins Ferry, OH155 contributions
    When I clicked on directions in this TA it opened in google maps needless to say the location was not accurate as it normally is in China 2 out of 10) in most cases. This house museum is in the former French Concession it is down the street from the Zhou Enlai historical residence. Find the Starbucks on the corner (it will be on the left side of the street coming down from the Boxing Cat Brewery) turn right go about 100 yards or so. There is a police station right across the street on the corner. The walk through takes less than an hour. They are checking health codes so have it ready, know your passport number, and your Chinese SIM number. Look at my pictures.
    Written 31 December 2020
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  • Dai Lebo
    11 contributions
    I was very surprised at the quality of the museum—world class. High quality exhibits, bilingual English and Chinese descriptions. The subway (line 16) to Dishui Lake is long but convenient. The museum is a 20 minute walk, or a quick taxi ride. I wish there were more rental bikes outside.
    Written 13 February 2021
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