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Shanghai Railway Museum

No.200 Tianmu East Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200000, China
+86 21 5122 1987
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Development of Railways in Shanghai and East China

Situated (hidden) amidst residential block towers, this musuem documents the history of railways in... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
sureshbabu2017
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Shanghai, China
Small but not fake

Many Chinese museums are full of repro. Even the building itself is the original main railway... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Yorkshireman27
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27 Dec 2017
“Development of Railways in Shanghai and East China”
7 May 2017
“Small but not fake”
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No.200 Tianmu East Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200000, China
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Situated (hidden) amidst residential block towers, this musuem documents the history of railways in Eastern China and Shanghai. The steam locomotives and compartments exhibited here are made in the US dating back to the early 20th century. The history of the railways in China are...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Many Chinese museums are full of repro. Even the building itself is the original main railway station- very grand. Only two locomotives outside but lots of small artefacts inside. The black and white video is well worth watching.

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

While not a lot of actual trains here, the displays are excellent and very informative. Many have commented there is little English, but actually there is a free Audio Commentary available that is in really good spoken English and very informative too. Admittedly this is...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is a little better than average but not quite "very good" museum. My Chinese is so-so but not up to reading most of the signage but much is self explanatory. As I understand it this is the original Shanghai train station built in 1909....More

Thank Tamara S
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

Unless I missed something there are a couple of exhibits (locos) outside and on ground floor inside some displays of historical photos and artefacts. All the explanations are in Chinese characters. After 10 minutes I was done. Still, it was only 10RMB.

Thank James B
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Shanghai Railway Museum - for rail enthusiasts only, all in Chinese Realities: - entry fee: 10 rmb for adults; kids free (I can see why!) - nearest Metro is Baoshan Road, then walk out and RIGHT around the block - very strange opening times: 9am...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Went there and went up to security gate and 2 older guys in there very very rude actually they were the only bad attitude people I met on my travel's. They looked at me like what are you doing here and they have some stuff...More

Thank Bob155042
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Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

This is a smallish museum within walking distance of Baoshan metro station though if you don't speak Chinese it might be difficult to find. I visited a far better railway museum in Beijing so don't expect to see many full sized engines here and most...More

1  Thank Richard N
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Reviewed 29 October 2014

Nice 1 hour visit Two rare US built steam Locomotives on site. A history of rail development in the Shanghai region. Plenty of rare pictures and interesting items for rail fans

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Reviewed 17 April 2014

I went with my son and my dad. My dad wished that the captions were in English - the only thing in English was basically the headings of each of the sections. My son liked looking at the trains outside, but we wished you could...More

2  Thank Family-M-of-4
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