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Shanghai History Museum

No.1 Shiji Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200122, China
+86 21 6372 3500
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No.1 Shiji Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200122, China
+86 21 6372 3500
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum is on ground floor of tower and Its about history of shanghai and the way of life in ancient times. Its good

Thank Arash1352
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredibly real experience . A Travel in time. replicas very well made. People and places seem real. Very complete museum in which we experience a journey of colors, sounds, odor and emotions.

Thank Ricardo P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting exhibition , featuring motor vehicles from the past few centuries and methods of travel in Shanghai a few centuries before that, as well as ways of life for an ordinary lay person in Shanghai. Includes how the West, Colonialism and Foreign Empires...More

Thank Interail2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is located in the bottom of the Oriental Pearl Tower and it is well worth a visit. There's a whole series of life size dioramas representing aspects of Shanghai life through the centuries, and some incredible scale models of heritage buildings from the 19th/20th...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I definitely recommend to visit this museum. It is very well designed. The wax figures looked almost real:) It is very big and informative. It was fun and interesting and worth the money. The price was just 35 Yuan!

Thank Yesim K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is quite expansive and covers the complete history of Shanghai. The life size models of scenes from life in old Shanghai were interesting. I particularly liked the cabinet showing a range of embroidered silk slippers and shoes, they were really intricate and colourful....More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Well, you have to go to the base of the Pearl Tower - buy your ticket inside the shopping arcade rather than queuing outside for a visit to the top of the TV tower. You go up the first set of steps and it is...More

Thank Roddy P
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Located at the base of the Pearl Tower this is a wonderful way to experience shanghai's history after viewing the modernity from above. Surprisingly unbiased and very informative, if you have time I'd certainly recommend.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This interactive, engaging museum has neat displays and takes you through the city's history by focusing on culture. Explanations are clear and brief. I appreciate that. It can get a little crowded, but it wasn't horrible. Kids will enjoy the recreations.

Thank jsctraveler
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I love this museum so much. It was bigger than our expectations. If you love to know more about the old shanghai, this is a must-see! Location is on the ground floor of the Oriental Pearl Tower. There wasn't line when we went on a...More

Thank Jessica V
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Response from Babrosa | Reviewed this property |
I cannot really say but would advise that you ask the museum if they provide wheel chairs. I can only confirm that the place is wheel chair friendly. I am really sorry for not being able to assist in this matter.