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Shanghai Sights

Shanghai Municipal History Museum (Shànghǎi shì lìshǐ bówùguǎn)

  • 1 Shiji Dadao (Century Avenue) Map It
  • Pudong

Updated 01/08/2015

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This impressive museum in the base of the Pearl Tower recalls Shanghai's pre-1949 history. Inside, you can stroll down a re-created Shanghai street circa 1900 or check out a streetcar that used to operate in the concessions. Dioramas depict battle scenes from the Opium Wars, shops found in a typical turn-of-the-20th-century Shanghai neighborhood, and grand Former French Concession buildings of yesteryear.

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1 Shiji Dadao (Century Avenue), Shanghai, 200120, China

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  • Y35
  • Daily 8 am–9pm

Updated 01/08/2015


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