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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The China Art Museum is free admission. The building itself is strange and special. I find that normal camera may not easily take a full view of the building. The key attractive thing in the museum is the Digitized Picture of Qing Ming Xiang He...More

Thank bwkchang
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The now China Art Museum could be considered the starting point for the development of Shanghai’s internal transportation as it hosted the World Expo in 2010. This place is accessible using the metro (line 8). It is free of charge to enter however it is...More

1  Thank Aadhes
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Even it you do not like Art - this building is well worth a visit. Looks like a giant upside down pyramid with the floors about 6 stories above the open space. You follow the crowds up to the top and then work your way...More

Thank bob19472016
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Art museum near the subway stop however be ready to walk kilometers more because the subway stop is not as close as you could imagine.

Thank KevinSChina
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I was here during the Shanghai Expo and it was amazing. Sadly, since then its become boring and dull. Its like they stopped caring after the expo was over. It is now free to get in our at least it was when we were there

Thank Joshua E
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This used to be the main art museum in Shanghai but it has moved to another location. China Art Museum has its own metro stop with the same name ... visit them instead!

Thank Sam-likes-to-travel
Reviewed 1 June 2018

The Fantastic China Art Museum 中华艺术宫 is very big and for the most parts completely free. Exhibitions change all the time. Some special exhibitions cost a little bit and the Multimedia Spring Festival Exhibition is 20/40 CNY. Amazing place, not to be missed. You will...More

1  Thank Sam-likes-to-travel
Reviewed 2 May 2018

It was a holiday weekend and pretty busy but very efficient security and the wait was minimal. The animated/digitized panorama of Ching Ming on the Bian River - created for World Expo - was recommended and shown to us by our great friends who live...More

1  Thank Emma D
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I initially went to see the stunning design of the building, but soon realized that the collections themselves are of great interest. A good mix of permanent and temporary exhibitions, contemporary and more traditional arts. I discovered many new artists and left with a better...More

Thank Vincent T
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Well curated but some of the paintings are in bad shape with oil that is peeling. There is a wide variety of art, including some reminiscent of German interwar angst. The first floor is mostly glorification of war and classic period work. Definitely worth a...More

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Response from Sam B | Reviewed this property |
Take the number 8 line. Get off at China Art Museum.