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Shanghai Museum

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Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Introduction to Shanghai Museum (上海博物馆)

Shanghai Museum was founded in 1952 at its original location at the old Shanghai Race Club on West Nanjing Road. In 1959 the museum was relocated to Zhonghui Building at 16 South Henan Road. By 1992 the Shanghai Municipal Government decided to relocate the museum to Peoples Square which is at the center of the city. Today, Shanghai Museum has a great collection of 140,000 relics that includes bronze items, ceramics, paintings and calligraphy.

In 1993 the construction of the new Shanghai Museum began the building took three years to complete and covers a total are of 39,200 square meters. Shanghai Museum was officially opened to the public on 12 October 1996. The highlight of the architecture of the museum is the combination of traditional culture and modern concepts which makes it one of the most unique museums in the world. Shanghai Museum has 10 permanent galleries and three temporary exhibition areas.

Shanhaiguan Great Wall


No. 201 Renmin Avenue, Huangpu District, Shanghai

Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Main Sights

Chinese Bronze, Chinese Sculptures, Chinese Ceramics, Jade, Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy, Chinese Seals

Shanhaiguan Great Wall 

Travel Information

Admission: 20 Yuan

Opening Hours: 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Shanhaiguan Great Wall


1. You can take subway line 1, 2 or 8 getting off at People's Square Station.

Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Travel Tips 

1. Avoid visiting Shanghai Museum during school holidays and Golden Week in October as there will be large numbers of local tourists.

Shanhaiguan Great Wall

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