"Shanghai Museum..underwhelming" Shanghai Museum Tip by Mez77

Shanghai Museum, Shanghai: 57 reviews and 112 photos


The Shanghai Museum is touted to be one of the best museums in the world. Having heard such great things, I couldn't wait to check it out. I'm a big fan of museums and all things historical.

However, I must say I was underwhelmed. It had some very interesting exhibits, but not enough depth. There were whole floors dedicated to calligraphy, or stamps, or coins, but I wanted some real meat...you know..the real history of China in all her Glory.

Perhaps I was expecting too much, but I must say I have enjoyed other less-famed museums much more.

Address: Renmin Da Dao
Directions: People's Square Station (Metro Line 1); public buses 17, 18, 20, 23, 37, 46, 48, 49, 123, 145, 916
Phone: 021-6372-3500
Website: http://www.shanghaimuseum.net/en

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Nov 3, 2004
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