Address: No. 201 Ren Min Da Dao, Shanghai 200003
Shanghai Museum--- The museum, established in
1952, contains cultural relics of all the historical
periods in ancient China, plus books on historical relics
and paintings. The Shanghai Museum, one of the four
largest in China, contains 100,000 pieces. Its collections
of bronzes, ceramics, paintings, calligraphy and ancient
sculptures are among the best in China. It also has
a collection of ancient imperial signets, seals, coins
and artifacts. Replicas of ancient collections are for
Hours:9 am - 5:00 pm
Tel: (86-21) 63723500
Fax: (86-21) 63728522
Shanghai Museum of Natural History---The museum
has six departments: zoology, botany, astronomy, anthropology,
paleontology and geology. Current displays include ancient
mummies and relics of paleozoology.
Address: 260 Yan'an Donglu
Hours: 9 am- 4:45 pm; closed on Mondays
Shanghai Art Museum---The art museum, opened
in 1956 as the Shanghai Art Gallery, shows fine art
works, both professional and amateur. In addition to
local art shows, it holds inter-city and inter-province
exhibits. The state-run museum also fosters academic
research and art exchanges. There is also a museum shop.
Address: 456 Nanjing Xilu
Hours: 9 am - 4 pm
Jade Buddha Temple---Built in the architecture of
the Song Dynasty(960-1279), this temple has more than
three main halls and contains a giant jade Buddha and
more than 7,000 volumes of Tri-pitaka block prints from
the Qing Dynasty(1644-1911).
Address: 170 Anyuan Lu
Hours: 9 am - 4:30 pm
Dr Sun Yat-sen's Former Residence--- Dr Sun lived
here from 1920 to 1924. Most objects are original and
are arranged as actually used by China's first president.
Pictures of Sun's movement in Shanghai are also exhibited.
Address: 7 Xiangshan Lu, Luwan District
Hours: 1-4 pm
Madame Soong Ching Ling's Former Residence---Original
residence of China's first First Lady.
Address: 1843 Huaihai Zhonglu, Xuhui District
Hours: 1-4:30 pm
Lu Xun Memorial Hall--- Photographs, letters, manuscripts,
furniture and other memorabilia of Lu Xun, one of China's
most famous modern writers.
Address: 146 Dongjiangwan Lu, Hongkou District
Hours: 8:30-11 am; 1-4 pm
Jinshan County Museum---Jinshan County is known
for its unique farmers' paintings. This museum focuses
on the history and culture of the county.
Address: 200 Luoxing Lu, Zhujing Town, Jinshan
Hours: Closed on Mondays and Saturdays
Jiading County Museum---Exhibiting the history
of the old county of Jiading, it was built in the Song
Address: 183 Nan Dajie, Jiading Town, Jiading