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Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre

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Reviewed yesterday

It's easy to forget China's past in this city; this place is a direct link and reminder of that past! One of the most impressive stops we made while in Shanghai!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FitzTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very small, private collection but a rare look at Chinese cultural history. Wish I had bought a couple of the irreplaceable original posters. Great little collection. Off the beaten path.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank susancberkeley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t know why people say this is hard to find. There’s a sign on the street, it’s super easy to find building B, and there’s tons of signs pointing you in the right direction Anyway it’s a great little museum. 25RMB entry fee is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cstravel2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Defiantly worth a visit. Very interesting to see the propaganda over the years and how China portrayed things to their people.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MYLO020710
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us went to see this museum the other day and thoroughly enjoyed it! It took a little while to find as it’s in the basement of an apartment building; signage (English, Chinese and French) is around and you can ask the parking lot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mikehB4339IF
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

This is not a review of the museum. I am just drawing awareness to the fact that it is closed on Mondays. TripAdvisor- Please update the hours in your listing. I traveled almost 40 minutes on a Monday, only to find it closed. Even Apple...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 776avik
Reviewed 10 December 2018

It was a bit difficult to find- in the basement of an apartment building, but was certainly worth the adventure! The poster art was so interesting and rare. It really gave a new perspective on the history of China and different regimes. Would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shufflin_to_buffalo
Reviewed 9 December 2018

This is a whole in the wall museum with pictures, posters, pins, the "Little Red Book" and many more propaganda memorabilia. In fact, if you're lucky, you can see passports/travel documents from the 30's.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shanghaitori
Reviewed 29 November 2018

This feels like you're in someone's private poster collection - the posters themselves are salvaged from many private collections so have things like pin marks, cellotape, etc. adding to the character of a truly underrated art form. I loved it. NOTE: They're closed on Mondays!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank abxkumar
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Great place to learn more about a different side of Shanghai. It's a bit difficult to find so bring the address in Mandarin. We've spend about an hour in this museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from babin85 | Reviewed this property |
You're looking for 868 Hua Shan Road, which is roughly at a T-intersection with Wukang road. The numbers of the buildings are well-indicated, it's on the north side of the street. Coordinates are 31.213398, 121.438904 (if... More
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