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This is one of Shenzhen’s gems and is not to be missed. There are traveling exhibits from across the country, fascinating historical displays, and interactive media presentations about both China’s and Shenzhen’s history.
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No.6 Tongxin Road, Futian District, Shenzhen 518000, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum in Shenzhen is reasonably new being the city itself is only 40 years old. The history of the overall development of Shenzhen as a Special Economic Zone in such a short period of time in extremely interesting. The various sections of the museum...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good museum, and free. Visiting this museum will give you a good background in Shenzhen history. Also can see porcelain, an exotic animal section, gift shops, a tea shop. Exit B from Shimin Zhongxin Subway Station (Line 2 or Line 4), then cross the...More

Thank chaknee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

last weekend,I go there with my son,he said ,he said there,and felt very nice.in museum,there are many different tools

Thank Emily201866
Reviewed 17 May 2018

First of all, I will admit my bias. I am very interested in the development of these cities which came out of nothing in China. This is one of the best places to learn about Special Economic Zones in China. Informative and nearly all of...More

Thank Daryl S
Reviewed 22 April 2018

The Shenzhen museum is a decent sized museum that houses history of China from a Southern China perspective. The building looks grand and huge from the outside. Once I starting browsing the various levels, it was a disappointment. There were many wax figures detailing history...More

Thank JonasCN
Reviewed 11 April 2018

There are 2 sections (that we saw) that give historical information on Shenzhen. One section (I believe on the 2nd level) focuses on 18 and 19th century. Opium Wars, Boxer Rebellion etc. The other, on the 3rd level focuses on modern Shenzhen. On the main...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Very convenient to go to there by underground, nice place to visit, my kid like there, it is good to spend morning there.

Thank puiman12
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Not impressed with this, most official things in China are fairly lame, but this was complete rubbish.

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Its good place to visit just once if u r at shenzhen city , good place for family and if u travel alone

Thank babak r
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

All of the info on this page is wrong or out of date. Don't waste your time following it like I did.

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Maria F
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Response from yannlb | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly you have english signs and you can also have an audio tour in English, at least for the permanent exhibition about Shenzhen history. It's a great first step when you come visiting Shenzhen.
Bharat S
11 May 2017|
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Response from RoyOz2016 | Reviewed this property |
Civic centre Exit C. As you come out, you will see the massive building in front of you. Take the crosswalk to your left and right on the other side. Left at the end of the building and you will see the entrance in your left.