Shanghai Maglev Museum, Shanghai

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Learn about the important and innovative train line at Shanghai Maglev Museum, a cultural institution dedicated to the impressively engineered magnetic levitation train. Before or after your journey on the 431 km/h (268 mph) train, stop by at the museum to learn the specs and history of this ultra-fast mode of transport. The museum uses dioramas, scale models, and interactive elements to tell the maglev's story, from the first conceptions by early 20th-century inventors, to its maiden voyage. To visit Shanghai Maglev Museum and other attractions in Shanghai, use our Shanghai sightseeing site .
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  • → confusing entrance is located in the left side of the first floor, facing the Maglev station. Admission is free. Commentary and English only. You can learn techniques of linear history, the Shanghai Maglev is spacious 20 minutes if we are. Train like, if you have time.
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  • I wouldn't recommend making your way to Longyang Station specially for this museum. It's a good space to spend not more than an hour here before you catch your train. The information is displayed in M...  more »
  • Bought a Maglev ticket at 2:30 and wanted to wait until the 430km/h train at 3pm. This museum filled the time well. Was amusing to see such a basic and low-tech museum to describe high-tech train! Mos...  more »

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