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Shanghai Post Museum

Closed Now: 9:07 AM - 5:02 PM
Open today: 9:07 AM - 5:02 PM
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Nice museum and a very short walk from the subway station

Well maintained historical building and you would like this place if you either like stamps or... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
Singapore, Singapore
Well restored, but could do more

This building is well restored, with brass lining on the stairs and the main post office room is... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Chris P
Shanghai, China
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No.276 Suzhou Road, Sichuan Road, Shanghai 200080, China
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Well maintained historical building and you would like this place if you either like stamps or ancient buildings. Entrance is free and near Huangpu river where you can have a good view of the Oriental Tower.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This building is well restored, with brass lining on the stairs and the main post office room is beautiful. I finally got to go into the museum section - be aware that it closes for lunch and also at 4 pm. If you are interested...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Visitors to this museum can understand the ancient correspondence system dating back to the Zhou and Qin dynasties. Especially interesting are the tortoise shells, bronze vessels and bamboos used as the mode of communication in ancient China. The spiral chute used for transporting the mails...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The stamp hall is really cool. Some old and rare stamps on display. Plenty of historical items and description in English helpful. Certainly worth a visit if you are into stamps and such.

Thank Billy_Whimwa
Reviewed 12 August 2017

So - next door to the post office museum is the "shanghai Stamp and coin and card exchange". Its linked to the museum but is looks like it is the old hall of a 1920's post office - all these fantastic counters and all this...More

Thank Roddy P
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is one of Shanghai's hidden gems if you are interested in museums, taking you through 100s of years of history. Impressive stamp collections, maps and displays on show. This is a 15 minute walk from the Bund and the nearest metro station is Tiantong...More

1  Thank mattodowd
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I am a bit of a postal history enthusiast and have been to many postal museums around the world, but this one is the strangest! It's in an old post office, a massive building near the river/creek that used to be the post HQ. It's...More

Thank MoiAli
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Free, The roof garden is under construction not sure when itll be open but i know for sure its not anytime this year, The priceless stamps are right towards the back around 8 minutes walk from the front entry into the museum. Great collection of...More

Thank Shannon083
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Enjoyed the building, has a beautiful staircase and ceiling at the entrance. Inside is really large with mosaic tiled floor and wooden serving windows. Museum is at the back, well laid out, shows history of post in China and details of Shanghai post and this...More

Thank pichis83
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This free museum provides interesting exhibition for the post system operation in China and offers lot of historical objects. Most of the signage in English too & the building itself includes also post related things to see like old post train. Renovation still ongoing in...More

Thank Aki P
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