Shanghai Museum is famous for its large China tours collection of rare cultural pieces. The museum now houses over 120,000 pieces of cultural relics in twelve categories, including Chinese bronzes, ceramics, paintings and calligraphy, and artifacts. Opened in 1995, it is the newest of the top four museums in China.
Shanghai Museum is especially well-known for its collection of Yangtze River cruises bronze pieces.The 1,200 square meter exhibition room displays more than 400 beautifully decorated bronzes, which provide a panoramic picture of China from the 18th century BC to the 3rd century BC.
The items exhibited include wine, food, and water vessels, musical instruments, and weapons from the Xia Dynasty (ca. 21st century B.C.) to the Warring States Shangri-la adventure Period (221 B.C.).Shanghai MuseumThe exhibit in the Shanghai Museum
Visitors can get a clear picture of what an ancient seal looks like in the Seal Showroom. The room consists of four parts, and displays more than 500 seals, from the Zhou Dynasty (1024-256 BC) to the Qin Dynasty (1644-1911).If you are interested in Chinese architecture, you should not miss the room showing Chinese furniture from the Ming and Qing dynasties. When stepping into the room, visitors almost feel like they are in a Shanghai travel Chinese-style garden and mansion.
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