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Shanghai History Museum, Shanghai

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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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  • We visited the Municipal Museum of the history of Shanghai during a recent trip to Shanghai with friends. Friends didn't like Museum and they urged us to quickly leave. I liked the same numerous wax figures, genre scenes from the life of shanhajcev from ancient times to the present day.
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  • The Museum will be very interesting to fans of fine art! Knowledge of English and the basics of Chinese history preferably, otherwise such dates as the Spring and Autumn period "won't tell you about anything. There is a strikingly beautiful exhibits, but in my opinion, sometimes too dark to see them.
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  • 有買東方明珠門票的可以免費參觀上海歷史博物館,覺得很有趣館內展示物品豐富,還有介紹上海一些舊職業的樣貌,想要多認識上海的旅客不能錯過。 
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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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