Shanghai Sights

Power Station of Art (Shànghǎi dāngdài yìshù bówùguǎn)

  • 200 Huayuangang Lu
  • Old City
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 01/05/2015

Fodor's Review

The site of the Shanghai World Expo was a barren wasteland until this massive contemporary art museum, housed in a former power plant, opened in late 2012. It did so with a bang, opening the ninth Shanghai Biennale and simultaneously hosting an exhibition from the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Rather than a permanent collection, the museum hosts one large-scale exhibition after another. It pulls in top Chinese artists like Cai Guoqiang and is the city's home for major touring exhibitions. It is a 15-minute walk from Xizang Nan Lu metro station.

Sight Information

Address:

200 Huayuangang Lu, near Miaojiang Lu, Shanghai, 200011, China

Phone:

021-3110–8550

Sight Details:

  • Free; special exhibitions Y20

Updated 01/05/2015

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