Shanghai History Museum unveils its new look

The Shanghai History Museum, which takes up residence at the former address of the Shanghai Art Museum on Nanjing West Road, unveiled its new look this week.


The Shanghai History Museum, which takes up residence at the former address of the Shanghai Art Museum on Nanjing West Road, unveiled its new look this week as construction workers removed scaffolding and wrapping from outside the building. 

Currently, the Shanghai History Museum has about 110,000 pieces in its collection, which focuses mainly on the city's history spanning from the opening of the port in 1843 to the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949. The collection includes: Calligraphy, paintings, ceramics, handicrafts and publications.

The Shanghai Revolution History Museum will be combined with the history museum upon its opening on October 1.

Wang Rongjiang / SHINE
Wang Rongjiang / SHINE
Wang Rongjiang / SHINE
Wang Rongjiang / SHINE
Wang Rongjiang / SHINE
Wang Rongjiang / SHINE


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