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Shanghai City History Development Museum

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29 Oct 2018
“Excellent presentation and very informative”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great place to learn about shanghai history. Great exhibition with clear descriptions of the Shanghai experience. It was a good intro for first time visit to shanghai to learn about shanghainese history. Prepare to spend 2 hours to really finish the tour!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank agoh69
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived in shanghai and China for 6 years and this is definitely one of the best museums I have visited here. The exhibits are laid out in a very informative way which really helps to improve your understanding of Shanghai’s place in history. Exhibits...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

Our tour guide took us to this museum located in Pudong. The museum is interesting but a little Old School and too detailed for the average tourist, I thought. (that is, it took us about 2 hours to go through the museum with our guide)....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

This museum is just fascinating. Not one of the most obvious attractions in the city but well worth a visit if you are curious about the historical development of a city that boasts a lot of history! Particularly interesting to visit as a Briton who...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

A city history museum done right. The best such museum I have ever seen is that in London. No, the Shanghai one is not of the same caliber, but it's not far below. Another touchstone would be the New York city museum. That one is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

The Shanghai History museum is so cool, the sculptures look very realistic, there were lots of models that represented how the major parts of Shanghai like the Bund were in the 19th century. The museum had different interesting ways for the viewers to get attracted...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Xujing
Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

This museum is a short overview of history from the Ming Dynastie till the first half of the 20th century. The whole part of booming Shanghai from the early 90th till today is completly missing! The history is presented in small and cheap recreated buildings...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed November 2, 2015

I have not enough time to really deep explore the whole area! All the planning are well! You can even smell the salted fish at their display old stall inside! The 3D short video did impressed me a lot! I even watched it twice! You...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Chenz T
Reviewed September 29, 2015

The Shanghai City History Museum is highly recommendable for children and adults as well. All aspects of Shanghai's history are presented in impressive scenes. You are guided through centuries of Chinese history. You learn about periods of misery and success. Again and again you are...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank 19Weltenbummler7
Reviewed March 20, 2014

Odyssey Tours organised a young man who went by the name of Run. His Chinese name is Ren. He looked after us (3 old couples from Oz) as if we were the most important people in the world. Run's knowledge of the city and the...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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