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Shanghai History Museum, Shanghai

(4.1/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
See a vast collection of art, documents, and other memorabilia of the city’s long history at Shanghai History Museum. Because the museum does not have a permanent residence, most of its miscellaneous treasury remains in storage, while only a small portion sees the light of day at locations such as the Oriental Pearl Tower or the Shanghai Library. From a total of 30,000 items in the museum's possession, more than half of them pertain to the city's modern history. Inspect many notable items including the wax figures, Gu Embroidery of insects, fish, and flowers made by Han Ximeng of the Ming-Dynasty. The museum also showcases a bronze cannon which belonged to the Qing Dynasty general during the First Opium War and an ancient Taiping Heavenly Kingdom coin. Shanghai History Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Shanghai Edition.
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  • At the suggestion of our hotel rep at Ritz Carlton Pudong, we visited this museum at the start of our tour of Shanghai. It was a wonderful start to understanding the history of Shanghai and how it bec...  more »
  • As it was part of our set tour we went to the Museum, As a rule I was not a museum lover, however this quite interesting and had many floors that unfortunately had to whiz through as we had limited ti...  more »
  • This is the Shanghai History Museum called the symbol of China Eastern Pudong district, Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower on the first floor. In the Neolithic period beginning clear history traces the path of development to the dynasty, the Qing dynasty, the concession period metropolis of Shanghai model, such as focusing on easy to understand exhibits offer.
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  • If you're going to the Pearl Tower you should swing through the museum. It's really interesting, and the 3D scenes and models are fun to look at.
  • Though this museum has an admission charge, I found this museum to be well worth the cost.
  • 能够很好的感受上海的历史,可以租用耳机,会有解说。
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  • Shanghai Oriental Pearl, Shanghai, near the tourist attractions
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