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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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