Located inside the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, the museum has collected and displayed more than 400 instruments. It has 4 parts, the Chinese Ancient Instruments, the Present Chinese Instruments, the Instruments of China's Minority Nationalities and the Instruments of Foreign Minority Nationalities.
Hundreds of millions of people have flocked through the doors of Madame Tussauds since they first opened over 200 years ago and it remains as popular today as it ever was. There are many reasons for this enduring success, the most important reason is the people's curiosity. Visitors will have an opportunity to take an emotionally journey through the realms of the powerful and famous celebrities.
The Navy Shanghai Museum consists of 4 exhibition halls. The exhibition of the navy history: there are over 5,000 pictures and over 1,500 objects, describing the historical evolution of China's Coastal Defense, modern history of China's territorial sea, the composition of the history of development of the People's Navy.
Shanghai History Museum is located on the first floor of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower with an exhibition area of 10,000 square meters. The museum adopts the display with “real objects in the scenes” supplemented with high-tech methods, combining cultural relics, stage properties, models, sound and light into one. The museum consists of 7 parts: The Origin of Huating (ancient Shanghai ); Features of the Urban City; Glimpses of the Open Port; a 10-mile Street of Foreign Flavor; Old Traces on the Sea; an Exhibition of Architecture; and Good Times of Csrs and Carriages. The exhibition demonstrates to visitors the folk customs and habits of old Shanghai citizens.
On 1 January, 2006, the rebuilt Shanghai postal building opened to the public. The Shanghai Postal Museum , the first postal museum in China is in this building. With a space of 8000 square meters, there is the duplicated horse-drawn carriage used in 1909, the truck model used in 1917. All these relics reappear the postal development and changes.
The Museum of Natural Sciences under the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum (the former body is Shanghai Museum of Natural History) was established in 1956. It moved to the current site at No. 260 Yan'an Rd.(E) in 1958. Guo Moruo, former president of Chinese Academy of Sciences, made superscription for it. Tan Jiazhen, an academician has served as the curator of the museum.
The railway is an important milestone during the evolution of the human civilization. Karl Marx once referred to it as the pioneer of modern industry. The railway in China, formally started itself from Wu Song Railway in 1876, has gone through an uneasy period in the old China. After the People's Republic of China has been founded, the railway is again controlled by the people. Since then, the new railway system has begun to develop itself quickly and healthily.
The Shanghai Geological Museum is located in the Lingkong Agriculture Garden. It is only 15 minutes drive from Pudong International Airport. It used to be called “The Back Garden of Pudong International Airport". Furthermore, the museum is one of the "Ten Municipal Projects for Popular Education in 2004".