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Shikumen Museum, Shanghai: Tours & Tickets

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Jul 25, 2019
“A typical Shanghai house of the 1920's”
Jun 25, 2019
“Tiny "museum" ”
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No.25, 118 Alley, Taicang Road, Luwan District, Shanghai 200021, China
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Reviewed 26 July 2019

The small museum is in fact a renovated, typical Shanghai house from the 1920's ("wulixiang" means home in Shanghai dialect and "shikumen" means stone-gate and is the Shanghai equivalent of Beijing's typical yard-surrounded house called "hutong"). The house has eight exhibition rooms stretched over three...More

Date of experience: June 2019
3  Thank worldnomad_01
Reviewed 26 June 2019 via mobile

It's an old townhouse furnished with items from the era. Literally you will be done after 15 minutes tops (if you choose to scan the QR codes and lisen to some audio as an introduction to each room).

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mike X
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Great cosy museum and it works till 11pm, I’m sure that 20 is not such a big deal. Take your time and explore the house. I was alone there so I felt like I get back in time.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Irina S
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Visitors interested in Shanghai's History and Culture should not miss this museum. Located in Xintiandi, this musuem provides a real experience of living in a Shikumen house in the 1920 - 30s Shanghai. Pay attention to the collections and the photographs on the wall.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank sureshbabu2017
Reviewed 3 November 2017

20 yuan for the entrance fee is a rip off. There are about 4 rooms on the ground floor, one in the first,2 or 3 on the second floor . There is also a room showing videos of the houses that were there earlier. The...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank rajupras
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The interior of the building is very interesting and the old furnishing are lovely. In the gallery room, where the art works are on display, there is a wonderful video outlining the history of the Xintiandi area and how the Shikumen houses came to be...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Col20
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Located at Xintiandi. Opens daily from 10.30am- 10.30pm. The entrance fee is RMB 20 and 10 for adult and child respectively. Home of a classy olden days with local chinese traditional and imported goods and design.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 247Carpe_Diem
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a self guided tour and we were lucky in being offered the loan of the English brochure which explained the rooms and how the household operated. It is a window not just on this historic dwelling but on the architecture and lifestyle of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is definitely worth a look if you're in the area. Will take about ten minutes to see the whole place. I love visiting old houses in different countries...not a super-memorable attraction but definitely a nice glimpse into old Shanghai.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank DearPrudence1980
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This museum is small, easy to do to get a glimpse of old shanghai living quarters, and not expensive. It is not super impressive as museums go, but interesting enough to make a 20 minute stop if you are in the neighborhood.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Xintiandi
The refurbishment of a block of old shikumen into a
carless entertainment center called Xintiandi, filled
with restaurants, shops and bars, turned this area
below South Huangpi Road into one of Shanghai’s most
fashionable areas. Luxe condos house people who can
afford the high-end brands that fill the malls and
shops along Madang Road. The pleasant Taipinghu Park
provides the area with green space and is also home to
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Response from Col20 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe that it is open every day from about 11am.
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