All The History On Offer, Now Free!

May 18th is International Museum Day. This year, the theme is “Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new audiences”. Shanghai will be the main venue of many wonderful activities in China.



From May 18th to 20th, 105 museums will be open to all for free, and that includes foreigners. 215 free cultural activities have been organized and welcome everyone to take part. There is also a museum night on May 18th, when nearly 50 museums will extend their hours to 9 pm.


Aurora Museum

No.99 Fucheng Road, Pudong New District

May 18th 10:00-21:00



Shanghai Museum

No.201 Renmin Da Dao, Huangpu District

May 18th, 19th,20th 9:00-17:00 (Last entry at 16:00)





Liuli China Museum

No.25 Taikang Road, Huangpu District

May 18th 10:00-17:00 (Last entry at 16:30)





Table Tennis Museum

No.796 Jumen Road, Huangpu Distric

May 18th, 19th, 20th 9:00-17:00



These are just four of the many options available. You can find the full list of museums here:



Editor: Xue Guanpu