Museums & Monuments

Museum of Oriental Musical Instruments
Features more than 400 instruments from ancient China, modern China and other countries. 20 Fenyang Road.
Long Museum West Bund
As the largest private institution of collection in China, the Long Museum boasts of the richest collection nationwide. Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 to 18:00. 3398 Longteng Avenue.
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
200-year-old gallery featuring wax figures of celebrities. 10/F, New World Department Store, 2-26 West Nanjing Road.
Waima Wharf Silk Exhibition Hall
Silk exhibition hall and shopping area. Silk museum, shopping center and restaurants. Covers 6,000 square meters. Silk embroidery, carpets, rugs, quilts, and garments. No. 1029 Zhongshan South Road. Located in Huangpu District.
Shanghai Natural Wild-Insect Kingdom
Features live insects, reptiles, fish and birds in interactive exhibits. Open 09:00-17:00. 1 Fenghe Road, Pudong.
Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre
Features more than 6000 Chinese propaganda posters from the mid-1900s. Open daily 10:00-17:00. Room BOC, 868 Huashan Road.
Shanghai Entomological Museum
Features displays of more than one million insect specimens. Open 09:00-17:00. 300 Fenglin Road.
Shanghai Railway Museum
Features exhibits on the history and impact of railways in Shanghai. Open 09:00-16:00 on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 200 Tianmu Road.
Jewish Refugee Museum
Jewish museum. Former synagogue. Exhibits on Judaism and two permanent exhibits of area where Jewish refugees stayed in Shanghai. Open 09:00-16:00. No. 62 Changyang Lu near Zhoushan Lu. Located in Hongkou District.
Zendai Contemporary Art Space
Established by Zendai Group in 2005, it is a privately-funded, non-profit art institute focusing on art exhibition, education, collection, research and academic exchanges. Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 to 18:00. Building 101, No.1436,Jungong Road.
Shanghai Childrens Museum
Provides service to children and to fulfill their needs and interests. Tuesday to Sunday 08:45 to 16:45. No.61, Songyuan Road. Free of charging to entrance.
Dajing Ge Pavilion
Museum and ancient temple. Remains of walls of Old City of Shanghai. Listed as cultural relic. No. 239 Dajing Road. Located in Huangpu District.
Shikumen Open House Museum
Renovated traditional Shanghainese shikumen house showing the lifestyle and history of its former residents. Open Sunday-Thursday, 10:30-22:30; Friday-Saturday, 11:00-23:00. No. 25, Lane 181, Taicang Road.
Navy Shanghai Museum
Features 4 exhibition halls on the history of China’s coastal defense, the history of China’s territorial sea, marine equipment and marine-related artwork. 68 Tanghou Road, Wusong.
Shanghai Museum of Public Security
Artifacts showing the history of the Shanghai Public Security department since 1854, as well as exhibits on prisons and firefighting. Open Monday to Saturday, 09:00-16:00. 518 South Ruijin Road.
Shanghai Animation and Comics Museum
Features displays on the history and production of animation. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00–17:00. 69 Zhangjiang Road.
Power Station of Art (PSA)
PSA is the first state-run museum dedicated to contemporary art in mainland China. It is also home to the Shanghai Biennale. Tuesday to Sunday 11:00 to 19:00. 200 Huayuangang Road.
Shanghai Auto Museum
Demonstrates features of the auto industry through various typical auto, and autos’ far-reaching influence on human society through development history. Tuesday to Sunday 09:30 to 18:00.
Shanghai Arts and Crafts Museum
Exhibits include folk art, carvings and embroidery work. Open daily 09:00-17:00. 79 Fenyang Road.
Shanghai Metro Museum
Visit only through reservation during the trial operation. Tuesday to Friday 09:30 to 16:30. No.1779, Wuzhong Road.
Exhibition Hall of Shanghai Aerospace
Exhibits on missile, spacecraft, satellite and launch vehicles, including demonstrations of Shen Zhou’s spaceship launch and missile firing. 222 Caoxi Road.
Shanghai History Museum
Features displays on the origins of ancient Shanghai, depictions of the urban city, Shanghainese folk customs and related topics. 1 Century Avenue, Pudong.
Shanghai Postal Museum
Objects on display include a duplication of a horse-drawn carriage used in 1909, a truck model used in 1917, and historical postage stamps. Open 09:00-16:00 every Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. 250 North Suzhou Road.
Science & Technology Museum
Museum of science and technology in Shanghai. Interactive exhibits including computing, robotics, cells, and space travel. IMAX theaters. Open Tuesday to Sunday 09:00-17:15. 2000 Century Avenue near Jinxiu Lu. Located in Pudong district.
Shanghai Himalaya Museum
Established by Zendai Group in 2005, it is a privately-funded, non-profit art institute focusing on art exhibition, education, collection, research and academic exchanges. Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 to 18:00. No.869,Yinghua Road.
Hand-printed Blue Nankeen Exhibition Hall
Features displays of hand-woven and hand-printed fabric with patterns resembling those of blue glazed porcelain of the Song Dynasty. Open daily 09:00-17:00. No.24, Lane 637, Changle Road.
Zendai Zhujiajiao Art Museum
Established by Zendai Group in 2005, it is a privately-funded, non-profit art institute focusing on art exhibition, education, collection, research and academic exchanges. No.222, The North Street, Qingpu District.
Shanghai Insect Museum
Collects more than one million specimen of insects all over the country, suitable for "young parents" takeing their children to visit. Opening all year 09:00 to 16:30. No.300 Fenglin Road.
Shanghai Film Museum
Presents the charm of Shanghai film: the filmmakers, films and the stories behind the films. Tuesday to Sunday 09:00 to 17:00. No.595, North Caoxi Road.
Rockbund Art Museum
Art gallery in Shanghai. Events, lectures and Chinese artists. 20 Huqiu Lu near Beijing Dong Lu. Located in Bund area.
Long Museum Pudong
As the largest private institution of collection in China, the Long Museum boasts of the richest collection nationwide. Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 to 17:30. No.210, Lane 2255, Luoshan Road.
Shanghai Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Exhibits on medical history, herbal medicine specimens and the history of the Chinese Medicine school. Open Tuesday to Sunday 9:00-16:00. 1200 Cailun Rd. Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, Pudong New Area.
Shanghai Duolun Museum of Art Museum
Regains the cultural vitality of this renowned road with the fresh modern idea and contribute to the lasting of cultural prosperity. Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 to 18:00. No.27 Duolun Road .
C.Y. Tung Maritime Museum
Features maps, photographs, and other Chinese maritime artifacts. Open Tuesday to Sunday,13:30-17:00. 1954 Huashan Road.
China Art Museum, Shanghai
Former the China Pavilion during the 2010 World Expo, now the Shanghai Art Museum. Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 to 18:00. No.205 Shangnan Road.
China Dairy Museum
Features exhibits of old milking machines and dairy equipment. Open daily 9:00-16:30. 1 Huazhou Road.
MOCA Shanghai
Museum of Contemporary Art in Shanghai. International exhibitions. The newly opened Art Lab is open for stage events. Open 10:00-21:30, closes 22:00 on Wednesdays. Peoples Park 231 Nanjing Xi Lu near Huangpi Bei Lu.
Aurora Museum
Consists mainly of Buddhist sculptures, jades, pottery , blue and white porcelains and carved stone reliefs. Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 to 17:00. Fridays opening times extended to 21:00. No.99 Fu Cheng Road.
China Maritime Museum
Exhibits on China’s maritime history, culture and technology from shipping to military navigation. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 09:30–16:30. 197 Shen’gang Avenue, Lingang New Town, Pudong New Area.
Shanghai Geological Museum
Exhibits include a variety of mineral crystals and a fossil tree from Xinjiang. Open 08:30-17:00. 1 Huazhou Road.
Shanghai Museum of Glass
Ancient and contemporary glass works. Exhibitions held at the museum, as well as workshops, a flameworking performance and hot glass performance. Building 8 No. 685 Changjiang West Road. Located in Baoshan District.
The Museum of Natural Sciences
Features more than 3000 rare animal specimens from dinosaurs to mammals. Open daily 9:00-17:00. 260 Yanan Road (E).
Minsheng Art Museum
An non-profit organization mainly establishing varies types of activities that engaged in art. Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 to 18:00 pm. bldg F, NO.570 West Huaihai Road.
Shanghai Astronomy Museum
Displays include astronomical instruments, telescope pictures, and important figures in the history of Chinese astronomical research. Open daily 08:15-16:30. Western Sheshan Hill in Songjiang District.
Shanghai Museum
Special exhibitions and online exhibitions. Ancient Chinese galleries, seals, paintings, furniture and calligraphy. Open daily 09:00–17:00. No. 201 Renmin Avenue. Located in Huangpu District.
Huang Daopo Memorial Hall
Exhibits on Huang Dapo’s life and contributions to China’s textile industry, as well as displays on the development of the textile industry. Open daily 9:00-16:00. Dongwan Village, Huajing Town.
Minsheng Art Museum
An non-profit organization mainly establishing varies types of activities that engaged in art. Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 to 18:00. bldg F, NO.570 West Huaihai Road.

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