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Nice Place to Visit for History and Train Buffs

This is a little better than average but not quite "very good" museum. My Chinese is so-so but not... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Tamara S
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Herndon, Virginia
Shanghai Railway Museum - for rail enthusiasts only'; all in Chinese

Shanghai Railway Museum - for rail enthusiasts only, all in Chinese Realities: - entry fee: 10... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
henricuspeters
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Shanghai Region, China
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

(Recommended between 14: 00-15: 00) - Just before returning to your hotel to rest before the evening, we recommend you stop and be impressed by the Shanghai Railway Museum, a small museum that tells the story of Shanghai Train through pictures, books History and various...More

Thank Yair1515
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

Thank sureshbabu2017
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.

Thank Yorkshireman27
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

Thank crosis
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
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
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

1  Thank henricuspeters
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
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
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

Thank scolbeck2
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