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Shanghai Museum

Shanghai Museum - Shanghai, China
Shanghai Museum
201 Renmin Avenue, Shanghai, China 200003Map
People's Square
+86 21 6372 5300
Neighborhood: Huangpu District/ Nanjing
Overview

This museum boasts 120,000 Chinese art pieces and archaeological findings. Permanent exhibits feature bronze, ceramics and paintings, among other artifacts. Other facilities include a library with 20,000 books, a conservation laboratory and a lecture room. There is a gift shop on the first floor, a tea house and several antique and curio stalls. The building itself is an architectural showpiece, resembling an ancient tripod when viewed sideways. The rooftop with glassed dome is modeled on a Han Dynasty mirror.

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Shanghai Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: People's Square Station
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