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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 3 days ago

Sadly the "real" Shanghai History Museum is currently without a permanent home as best as we can determine. Supposedly it was going to put into the old Shanghai Race Club building near what is now the People's Square but we weren't able to get anyone...More

Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wondering at modern Shanghai, if you wish to know the evolution of this city, this is the museum you should never miss. Once inside this museum visitors are taken back to Shanghai's past. Life size figures depicting the various professions are beautifully displayed. The miniature...More

Thank sureshbabu2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is very good to bring your children because it is not only full of historical information, but also the miniatures are very look alike. This place also has restaurant and souvenirs shop with reasonable price. But the staff cannot speak English, so it...More

Thank QorryAina
Reviewed 5 October 2017

as a person coming from Egypt, i have this Idea about museums, at least how ancient they should be, the museum of Shanghai, is pretty but every think is Waxed, very few items was original, also the electronic guide, was not a perfect experience, over...More

Thank islamShama
Reviewed 19 September 2017

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 15 September 2017 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 13 September 2017

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 8 September 2017

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 5 September 2017 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 23 August 2017

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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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.