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Shanghai Public Security Museum

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Great museum

Recommended between 9: 00-10: 30) - Make your way to the Shanghai Public Security Museum, which... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Haifa, Israel
Surprisingly informative

Great museum and far less crowded than others. Interesting exhibits and a very informative place to... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Mark B
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No.2345 Longyang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Recommended between 9: 00-10: 30) - Make your way to the Shanghai Public Security Museum, which features displays telling the story of the city's policemen and firemen. If your kids like to play "cops and thieves," this is the perfect museum for them. The museum...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

It's FREE. Museum is very interesting however there is not much English translations except for the overview informations at each floor. Will take you 2+ hours if you read everything.

Thank SystemDC
Reviewed 16 January 2018

This museum has exhibits documenting the police services in Shanghai before the founding of people's republic. The exhibits are housed in different halls such as for Fire Control, Police Equipment, Badges & Emblems, Road Traffic Control, Prison, Criminal Investigation and Police Martyrs. There is no...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Great museum and far less crowded than others. Interesting exhibits and a very informative place to learn about policing and security from a Chinese perspective.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 22 February 2017

If you have already been to all the big name museums in Shanghai you will find that many of the smaller ones are closed on Mondays, but not the Public Security Museum. Located in what appears to be an actual police building, the museum says...More

1  Thank Tamara S
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Lots of guns and and lack of English signs. The second is nothing special in China, of course. There are some photos of criminal delicts and historical police cars, too. No entrance fee. 🇨🇳

Thank lukasv621
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Have not been here for a few years, so decided to visit the museum again. Admission is still free - you just need to approach the guard at the entrance and he will pass you a ticket. The exhibits are from floors 2 to 4,...More

2  Thank Orator11
Reviewed 10 July 2015

A little out of the way but a knockout for those with an interest in this sort of stuff. Covers from the 'concession' days to current era. Can be a little bit gruesome in a couple of parts for the squeamish.

1  Thank Philip C
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Visited this museum during a grey rainy day in Shanghai, was pleasantly surprised the foyer has some cool vehicles used by Shanghai,s police force over the years. the museum holds an impressive weapon room including a gold broom handled Mauser. The mock up padded cell...More

Thank Luke K
Reviewed 3 January 2014

I took my two children (2 and 5) here today and we all enjoyed this museum. The guard who gave us tickets did not even bother to charge us the admission (only 8rmb to begin with) which makes it even better! It is beautifully curated...More

1  Thank ejpl
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