Shanghai Museum Travel Guide
Located in the center of Shanghai in People´s Square, Shanghai Museum is a large museum of ancient Chinese art, possessing a collection of 120,000 precious works of art.
The museum style and presentation surround visitors with artifacts demonstrating ancient wisdom and philosophy. The exterior design of the round dome and the square base symbolizes the ancient idea of a round heaven and a square land.
The museum is divided into eleven galleries and three exhibition halls. The eleven Galleries cover most of the major categories of Chinese art: Ancient Bronze, Ancient Ceramics, Paintings, Calligraphy, Ancient Sculpture, Ancient Jade, Coins, Ming and Qing Furniture, Seals, and Minority Nationalities. Its rich and high-quality collection is specially celebrated in the world.
The ancient ceramics collection is a special Shanghai Museum treasure. Chinese paintings and calligraphy have profound traditions and unique national styles. Masterpieces from different periods and genres are featured. So,Shanghai Museum has collected rich valuable cultural and historical treasure which is really worth of visiting if you want to come to China and enjoy the beauty of Shanghai and China.
As a saying "Seeing is believing". Shanghai Museum welcomes visitors to see and enjoy Chinese culture.
Can be reached by buses No. 574, 112, 123, 71, 934, 145, 46; or take the subway No.1 or Tunnel No. 6 to there.
Recommended Time for a Visit: One and a half hours.