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Shanghai Post Museum

No.276 Suzhou Road, Sichuan Road, Shanghai 200080, China
+86 21 6306 0798
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If you like stamps and history

The stamp hall is really cool. Some old and rare stamps on display. Plenty of historical items and... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Billy_Whimwa
via mobile
Missed the museum - but loved the old post hall decor

So - next door to the post office museum is the "shanghai Stamp and coin and card exchange". Its... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Roddy P
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No.276 Suzhou Road, Sichuan Road, Shanghai 200080, China
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The stamp hall is really cool. Some old and rare stamps on display. Plenty of historical items and description in English helpful. Certainly worth a visit if you are into stamps and such.

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

So - next door to the post office museum is the "shanghai Stamp and coin and card exchange". Its linked to the museum but is looks like it is the old hall of a 1920's post office - all these fantastic counters and all this...More

Thank Roddy P
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is one of Shanghai's hidden gems if you are interested in museums, taking you through 100s of years of history. Impressive stamp collections, maps and displays on show. This is a 15 minute walk from the Bund and the nearest metro station is Tiantong...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

I am a bit of a postal history enthusiast and have been to many postal museums around the world, but this one is the strangest! It's in an old post office, a massive building near the river/creek that used to be the post HQ. It's...More

Thank MoiAli
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Free, The roof garden is under construction not sure when itll be open but i know for sure its not anytime this year, The priceless stamps are right towards the back around 8 minutes walk from the front entry into the museum. Great collection of...More

Thank Shannon083
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Enjoyed the building, has a beautiful staircase and ceiling at the entrance. Inside is really large with mosaic tiled floor and wooden serving windows. Museum is at the back, well laid out, shows history of post in China and details of Shanghai post and this...More

Thank pichis83
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This free museum provides interesting exhibition for the post system operation in China and offers lot of historical objects. Most of the signage in English too & the building itself includes also post related things to see like old post train. Renovation still ongoing in...More

Thank Aki P
Reviewed 6 May 2015

Free admission on first floor of post office. History of post in Shanghai shown by photos and exhibits. Alow 1 hour. Only a 10 mins walk from the Waibaidu Bridge at the North of The Bund. Last admission at 4pm. You can buy stamps and...More

Thank PeterLanky
Reviewed 17 January 2015

This place is underrated and you'd probably miss it if you didn't look closely. Entrance is free by the way. Sadly the rooftop is still under maintenance so I doubt it'd be open soon, I've read reviews about the museum's rooftop as the alternate option...More

Thank ChingsinW
Reviewed 16 November 2014

While nothing was wrong with this museum, I would say that if your time in Shanghai is short, it will be better spent elsewhere. The museum itself is lovely--new exhibit spaces, beautifully curated and historic building, but unless you are really into stamps or a...More

Thank ejpl
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