2021-09-23
中文
Admission Information

The Shanghai Museum opens free to the public by online reservation with a valid ID only.

Tuesday to Sunday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (last entry at 4:00 pm)

Closed on Mondays (excluding national holidays)

Entrance: South Gate (on Wusheng Road)

Exit: North Gate (by the People’s Square)

Since July 30th 2021, we accept  reservations for no more than 4000 admissions per day.

 

Group Reservation

Please call 021-63723500 ext. 132 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Monday-Sunday).

Any group of over 20 persons can make a reservation two weeks in advance with a letter of introduction from the host organization. Availability is limited.

 

Regulations on Free Admission

According to the Notice of Free Admission to Museums and Memorials in China issued by the CPC Publicity Department, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Culture and the National Cultural Heritage Administration, the following regulations are designed to stipulate the free admission of the public to the Shanghai Museum:

I. Visitors are required to take a security check before entering the Museum.

II. The following visitors may have priority entry after security check by presenting a valid certificate.

  1. Senior visitors of 70 or above; visitors with disabilities.
  2. Reservation groups can have priority to enter the Museum by following instruction of our staff. 

III. The rental of audio guide equipment is subject to the paid service regulations. 

IV. The Shanghai Museum reserves the rights to charge for temporary exhibitions.

V. For the security of exhibits and a pleasant environment for all, visitors shall observe the following regulations: 

  1. Visitors inappropriately dressed, such as topless or barefoot, will not be allowed to enter the Museum
  2. Distribution of merchandise or advertising material is prohibited inside the Museum. 
  3. Animals are not allowed in the Museum.
  4. Children shall always be accompanied by a parent or a guardian. Senior visitors with limits on activity shall also be accompanied by a relative, a guardian or a care-taker.
  5. Large luggage shall be checked in the cloakroom (free of charge).  
  6. Please do not consume food or beverage inside the galleries.
  7. Smoking or using flame is strictly prohibited inside the Museum building.
  8. Please do not touch exhibits on open display.
  9. Please keep voice low in the galleries. Loudspeakers, voice amplifiers or microphones must not be used inside the Museum. 
  10. Patients with mental disease or disorder may be refused to enter the Museum or be asked to leave the Museum if our security officers believe that person would cause risk, annoyance or disturbance to other visitors. Patients with mild symptoms shall always be accompanied by a guardian.
  11. Only pencils are allowed for writing or sketching in the galleries.
  12. Persons who are believed to be intoxicated will be refused to enter the Museum. 
  13. No photography tripods (support frames), selfie sticks, huge or medium sized professional DV devices are allowed in the Museum. 

VI. The Museum may post notices of temporary closing in case of special events or essential maintenance work.

 

Photography

Except where indicated by notice, photography is allowed in permanent and special temporary exhibitions in our Museum for your own private and non-commercial use. Please do not use flashlight, tripods or selfie sticks, and pay attention to the safety of your own property, other visitors and the exhibits while you take photos. You shall always follow the advice or instruction of our staff and security guards.

Photography in special temporary exhibitions is subject to the copyright agreement on such exhibition. Please pay attention to the sign at the hall entrance or inside the hall indicating if photography is allowed. 

 

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