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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. Add Shanghai Maglev Museum and other attractions to your Shanghai trip itinerary using our Shanghai family vacation planner.
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  • Perfectly shows the development of communication and the fastest in the world. It seems the Germany today regret that they sold the patent for the Chinese. Walking is very simple, everywhere there are descriptions. Perfect for children and young people and as you can see I also very interested.
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  • Shanghai has an amazingly fast train, quite a nice experience, the only negative is the shoddy interior - feels like taking a train in an outer province just going much faster 
  • Having ridden on the magnificent Maglev it was great to have a look at the eponymous museum. The technology enabling speeds of 430 km/h to be reached was fascinating to see. Its development in Shangha...  more »