Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, Shanghai

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#10 of 74 in Museums in Shanghai
Explore the exhibits of Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, a vast venue that features three large theater screens. Opened in 2001, the museum boasts 13 permanent displays dedicated to different areas of technology, nature, and scientific achievements. Enter the imposing modern building and roam its spacious galleries and interactive exhibits, all featuring English translations and information. Children enjoy animal-related displays, robotics, and space exploration exhibits, and the educational play area. Take a look at our Shanghai trip builder to schedule your visit to Shanghai Science and Technology Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Visited it in July 2017 with my 24yr old daughter. Unpleasant experience, nothing worth seeing,outdated content and display. We realised that in shanghai it would be crowded everywhere, but the whole ...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    A very disappointing venue, in desperate need of refurbishment. I first went here 25 years ago with my children and they loved it, but a trip with their children was a disaster. Lots of exhibits were ...  more »
  • July 20, 2017
    There is enough to entertain adults as well as children at this excellent museum. It does get busy so I would advise turning up early. There is a cafe and you can buy water etc.  more »
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  • June 29, 2017
    This is a high quality museum for children ages 6-14. You can easily spend 4-5 hours here.
  • June 20, 2017
    It is a huge place. I was not able to go inside but the place is one of the greatest attraction in Shanghai.
  • January 8, 2017
    This place is huge. I have never been to a science mueseum that is so big. At the same time, the muesuem has many experiments or exhibits that do not function properly. Still the remaining stuff takes a lot of time to see. If you are going with kids, suggest you pick the section most suited for your kids age. The place has enough for adults if you are a science enthusiastic. All movies are in Chinese. So that was a disappointment for the kids.
  • January 4, 2017
    Though it is a big museum, it is somewhat outdated and could probably use a makeover. Many of the things you can interact with had eighter a maintenance sign on them or just didn't work. All instructions and information signs are in both Chinese and English.
  • January 7, 2017
    More science-tainment than actual science. Beautifully made artificial african landscape, but otherwise not very inspiring.

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