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Museums in Shanghai

Are you looking for free stuff during your Shanghai Tour? Well, Most of the musuems in Shanghai are free of charge. Shanghai is home to many world-class museums and art galleries. There are over one hundred to choose from, ranging from the historical to the hi-tech.A time-lapse movie of the Shanghai skyline would be a fascinating study in urban development,  foothold in a place where the only constant is constant change.Museums are a must-see if you want to get to know a new city.  Museums can reflect the past and the present..

  Madame Tussauds
 Hundreds of millions of people have flocked through the doors of Madame Tussauds since they first opened over 200 years ago and it remains as popular today as it ever was----
 Shanghai Museum
The scope, depth and quality of its collections, and the striking architecture and use of modern technology make the Shanghai Museum one of the most famous if not the most famous in China. It covers an area of 38,000 square meters,

 The Shanghai History Museum
Shanghai History Museum is located on the first floor of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower with an exhibition area of 10,000 square meters. The museum adopts the display with “real objects in the scenes” supplemented with high-tech methods, combining cultural relics,---

 Urban Planning Exhibition Hall
One of Shanghai's best and most visited museums, the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall at People's Square documents the changing face of Shanghai and is an essential vising point for those interested in the evolution of the city--

Shanghai Science and Technology Museum
This museum is housed in the former Ohel Moshe synagogue, which Russian Jews built in 1927. The original place of worship is on the first floor, while the upper floors showcase Jewish-related artwork. There’s also a searchable database of Jews who lived in Shanghai.--
 Shanghai Museum of TCM
Shanghai TCM Museum, the museum of the profound TCM and TCM culture, was opened in the new campus of Shanghai TCM University in Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, Pudong New Area in October 2004.---

Shanghai Automotive Museum
Shanghai Auto Museum is the first dedicated auto museum in China. It displays around 70 vehicles since the birth of automobiles. These cars cover 22 different brands and demonstrate the important stages during the auto history.---

Shanghai Animation & Comics Museum
This shiny, futuristic homage to animation opened in 2010.The first floor is an entrancing guide to animation’s history, from Chinese shadow puppets to Mickey Mouse. It's interspersed with life-size figurines, short film clips and a hall of movie posters----

Shanghai Natural Wild-Insect Kingdom
Shanghai Natural Wild-Insect Kingdom, located between the Riverside Promenade and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, is the first of its kind in China.-----
The Memorial Hall of Fushou Garden
on Wai Qingsong Road in Qingpu District, is an exhibition hall which exhibits many facets of the city's past, with hand writings, memoirs, artifacts and albums of the city's own celebrities long faded from life. ----

Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum
Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum is housed in the Ohel Moishe Synagogue, which was established in 1907 to serve Jewish refugees who sought sanctury in Shanghai in order to escape from massacre. As an important part of Shanghai Jewish heritage, the museum also has a small gallery and introduction video about the history and life of the Jews in Shanghai.----

China Art Palace
Housed in the China Pavilion of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo, China Art Palace features 27 exhibition halls measuring 64,000 square meters in area as well as such facilities as theater, conference hall and library. The 559-square-meter dining zone offers coffee, Western fast food and tea.---
Shanghai Art Gallery
Shanghai has a thirving art scene, with several good art museums and a few world-class art galleries. If you appreciate art, these venues are well worth visiting. Shanghai also has a lot of low quality art,

Shanghai Science and Technology Museum
Welcome to Shanghai Science and Technology Museum. If you think science is no fun, think twice. This biggest science museum in Shanghai will soon prove you very wrong. Let's go and check it out!

Power Station of Art
Housed in the Urban Future Pavilion of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo, Power Station of Art is the first public museum of contemporary art in mainland China and a typical urban cultural venue for art exhibition, collection, research, exchanges, and experiential education. ---

China Tobacco Museum
 "A bewildering array of smoking paraphernalia is spread over three floors, though there's no mention of the fact that China is a world leader in smoking-related deaths. Admission is free." ----

Other Museums

Famous Figures
Former Residence of Mao Zedong Lane 120, North Maoming Road
Lu Xun Museum No.200, Tian'ai Road, Hongkou District
Former Residence of Zhang Wentian Dengsan Village, Jichang Town, Pudong New Area
Former Residence of Cai Yuanpei No.16, Lane 303, Huashan Road
Tao Fen Memorial Hall No.53, Lane 205, South Chongqing Road
Tao Xingzhi Memorial Hall No.558, Dahuasan Road
Xu Guangqi Memorial Hall Guangqi Park, No.17, Nandan Road
Former Residence of Li Bai No.15, Lane 107, Huangdu Road
Huang Daopo Memorial Hall No.13, Dongwan Village, Huajing Town
Revolution History
Site of the Second National Congress of the Communist Party No.3, Lane 7, North Lao Chengdu Road
Site of the Central Organs of Chinese Communist Youth League No.1 to No.6, Lane 567, Huaihai Zhong Road, Huangpu District
Site of the Office of Delegation of Chinese Communist Party No.71, No. 73, Sinan Road
Memorial Hall of Anti-Japanese War in Huangpu and Wusong No.1 Youyi Road, Baoshan District
Site of the Editorial Office of Bolsheviki No.34, Lane 1376
Memorial Hall of the Good Eighth Company No.3100, Hutai Road, Baoshan Dachang Town
Longhua Memorial Hall to the Martyrs No.180, West Longhua Road, Xuhui District
Museum of the Struggle History of the Underground Organization of Chinese Communist Part No.81, Yuyuan Road
Site of the Secretary Ministry of Chinese Labor Organization No.3 to No.7, Lane 893, North Chengdu Road, Jing'an District
Science & Technology
Tunnel Science and Technology Museum No.268, Zhonghua Road
Magnetic Suspension Transportation Museum No.2100, Longyang Road, Pudong New Area
Oriental Geology Museum South of Huazhou Road, Jichang Town, Pudong New Area
Earthquake Museum Xishe Mountain, Songjiang District
Wind and Electricity Museum No.118, Dongda Road, Pudong New Area
Bank Museum 7th Floor, No.9, Pudong Avenue
Museum of Public Security No.518, South Ruijin Roadm Xuhui District
Navy Museum No.68, Tanghou Road, Baoshan District
Jiangnan Ship-building Museum No.600,Luban Road
China Dairy Industry Museum No.467, Wanrong Road, Zhabei District
Lidao Stock Exchange Museum 13th Floor, Huanenglianhe Mansion, No.139, East Yinceng Road, Pudong New Area
Post Museum No.250, North Suzhou Road, Hongkou District
Astronomy Museum Xishe Mountain, Songjiang District
Railway Museum No,200, East Tianmu Road
Spaceflight Science and Technology Museum No.222, Caoxi Road
Culture & Art
Liu Haisu Art Museum No.1660, Hongqiao Road
Zhu Yizhan Museum No.580, Ouyang Road
Industrial Art Museum No.79, Fenyang Road
Shanghai Sculpture Art Center No.570, West Huaihai Road, Changning District
Glaze Workshop and Glaze Art Museum No.158, Madang Road, Huangpu District
Chinese Painting Museum No.197, Yueyang Road
Art+ Shanghai No.22, Fumin Road
Chinese Martial Arts Museum No.399 Changhai Road, Shanghai Physical Education Institute
China Ichthyic Culture Museum No.318 Jungong Road
Museum of Oriental Musical Instruments No.20. No.18 Lane, Gaoan Road
Fudan University Museum No.700, Fudan University, No.220 Handan Road
Museum of Printing Fourth Floor, Library, No.100 Shuifeng Road
C.Y.Tung (Dong Haoyun) Maritime Museum Jiaotong University, No.1954 Huashan Road
Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, No.1200, Cailun Road
"Tongji and Expo" Exhibition Hall of complex building in Tongji University, No.1239 Siping Road
Porcelain Art Museum East campus, Shanghai Normal University, No.100 Guilin Road
China Numismatic Museum East China Normal University, No.3663 Zhongshan Bei Road
Textile Museum Museum building, Donghua University, No.1882, West Yan'an Road
Material Museum East China University of Science and Technology, No.130 Meilong Road
Shikumen Family Museum No. 35, Lane 38, Yongkang Road, Xuhui District
Jiading Museum No.183, South Avenue, Jiading District
Songjiang Museum No.233, East Zhongshan Road, Songjiang District
Yuyuan Garden No.218, Anren Street
Qingpu Museum No.1000, South Huaqing Road
New World Shi Ku Men Museum No.25, Lane 181, Taicang Road, Huangpu District
Children Museum No.21, Songyuan Road
San Shan Guild Museum No.1551, South Zhongshan Road


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