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Shanghai Natural History Museum (Jing'an)

No.510 Beijing West Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6321 3548
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No.510 Beijing West Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai, China
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"stuffed animals"
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"great for kids"
in 6 reviews
"sea creatures"
in 3 reviews
"great displays"
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"beautiful building"
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"rainy day"
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"sculpture garden"
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"butterfly house"
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"great half day"
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"nanjing west"
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"nearest metro"
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"school kids"
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"life size"
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"interactive exhibits"
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the # 2 subway line and got on the subway to Peoples Park and walked through the Park until we got to Shanghai Museum. I did walk us in a big circle until we found the museum. We walked past the smiling shape...More

Thank Art K
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a modern museum located in the sculpture park. The exhibits are easy to see from winding walkways. We were asked for our passports and allowed in free of charge. I don’t know why because o one spoke English.

Thank Susan G
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Spent half a day with my 7 yrs old kid. To thoroughly explore the 4 levels of exhibits, you would need 1 full day. Extremely value for money considering the quality, quantity and how well curated the place was. Great place to get away from...More

Thank poh p
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

The exhibit is a series of stuffed animals and other fake creatures. The children visiting seemed to enjoy it.

Thank Sunny51
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

The newest Natural History Museum in Shanghai is one of the best Natural History Museums I have ever visited. Central location. Bring earplugs ... there are dozens of school classes here as well. Extremely well done and interesting. You will also find the Jing'an sculpture...More

Thank Sam-likes-to-travel
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Went here on a school trip (chaperone) and it was really great. The kids had a lot to check out and there was plenty for the adults to learn as well! It was a bit crowed of course (it's Shanghai so yeah, there are a...More

Thank HenryCan5
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Excellent place too rain or shine, great displays and laid our rwally well, two cafes, and plenty of seats, and with a sculpture garden outside, one can have a really nice time here.

Thank JeffOP
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

It is a very large museum. I recommend to allocate around 2-3 hours to view all the exhibition materials.

Thank Aidil85
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

If you love dinosaurs this is the place to be. There are life size replicas of dinosaurs. They are very realistic looking. Some even move and make sounds. My daughter was afraid! There are many replicas of animals through the different eras. We enjoyed looking...More

1  Thank Bejinger123169
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Situated inside the Jing An sculpture park. High in entertaining and educational value. Great for kids and young at hearts. Need to book (online )in advance for the educational tours.

1  Thank aileen_cp
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Jing'an
The heart of this neighborhood is the Jing'an Temple,
while the main artery of excitement and entertainment
is West Nanjing Road. Close to the Former French
Concession, the area has a similar draw for foreign
residents but displays a more commercial character.
Large, flashy malls, luxe residential high-rises and
trendy nightlife areas can be found along West Nanjing
Road, but areas off the busy street have the same
...More
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Ming Hui Y
23 November 2017|
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Response from V Sridhar S |
In most places, the entry cutoff is not by age but by height. 130 / 140 cms.
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Stephanie C
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Response from Ayam G | Reviewed this property |
Very cheap. Rmb30
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