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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  • May 1, 2017
    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 »
  • April 22, 2017
    From Shanghai Pudong International Airport en route to visited the Shanghai magnetic floating transportation science and Technology Museum. Longyang Rd. station, linear stop floor. Admission was free. There was no exhibit such particularly inspiring can visit and so is most people don't have. I think if you kill time.
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  • April 6, 2017
    Visited the museum whilst waiting for the Maglev train, which doesn't start travelling at high speed until 3 pm. Interesting displays showing how the train travels along.  more »

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