Tuesday to Sunday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
(last entry at 4:00 pm)
Closed on Mondays (except national holidays)
Entrance: South Gate (on Wusheng Road)
Entry by online reservation is required on weekends, national holidays and peak time for visits.
Strollers and Wheelchairs
The Museum’s docents will offer guided tours every day. Please pay attention to the display screen at the Information Center or the standing plate at the entrance of each gallery.
Volunteers are available to offer free guided tour or assistance every day. Please pay attention to the display screen or the standing plate at the Information Center for details.
Audio Guide devices for Museum’s permanent collection are available in Chinese, English, French, Japanese, German, Korean, Spanish and Italian.
The Museum also provides the smart guide to help visitors understand the all-round background of the Museum’s highlights and give a vivid introduction about the historical treasures through a variety of applications, including audio tours, videos, hand-painted stories, animation, and interactive games.
No. 201 Ren Min Da Dao (near Wusheng Road), Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003, P.R.China
South Gate: Wusheng Road by Yan’an Road (east)
North Gate (exit only): by the People’s Square (pinyin: ren min guang chang) close to Ren Min Da Dao
The Museum is located on the People’s Square (ren min guang chang) at the downtown center, close to Nanjing Road and Huaihai Road, neighboring the Shanghai Grand Theatre, the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, and the Shanghai Concert Hall. The Museum is easily connected by most transport terminals of the city.
Hongqiao Airport: 15 km
Pudong Airport: 40 km
Shanghai Railway Station: 3 km
Hongqiao Railway Station: 17 km
Shanghai South Railway Station: 12 km
Bus routes No. 18, 23, 42, 46, 49, 71, 71(section), 108, 108(section), 112, 112(section), 123, 145, 167, 454, 455, 537, 775, 782, 783, 789, 930, 934, 952, 952B, 980, Tunnel Route 3, Tunnel Route 6, Shanghai-Chuansha Line, Shanghai-Zhujiajiao Highway Line
Metro Lines 1, 2 and 8
CitySights Bus Lines 1 and 2
Terminal 1, Hongqiao Airport: take Metro Line 10 to Lao Xi Men Station, then transfer to Line 8 to People’s Square Station.
Terminal 2, Hongqiao Airport: take Metro Line 2 to People’s Square Station.
Terminals 1&2, Pudong Airport: take Metro Line 2 to People’s Square Station.
Shanghai Railway Station: take Metro Line 1 to People’s Square Station.
Hongqiao Railway Station: take Metro Line 2 to People’s Square Station.
Shanghai South Railway Station: take Metro Line 1 to People’s Square Station.
The Museum do not have public parking space. There are two parking lots close by:
People’s Square underground parking lot: RMB 10 yuan per hour
Ground parking lot on Wusheng Road: RMB 10 yuan per hour
Location: 1F, Inner side of the South Gate, offering Chinese and Western style meals.
Hours: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: 2F, offering Chinese tea, coffee, juice, bottled beverages and dim sum.
Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm