Shanghai Astronomy Museum

Location : The peak of Sheshan Mountain, Songjiang District, Shanghai,China.



Overview

Overview

Shanghai Astronomy Museum is located at the peak of Sheshan Mountain in Songjiang District (free tickets to the Sheshan Mountain Park). Its predecessor is Sheshan Observatory founded by the French Catholic missionaries in 1900.

Phone

+86-21-57651723

Zip Code

201602

Website

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Transportation

Take Metro Line 9, Sheshan Station, Exit 2, and Bus Songjiang 92, Sheshan Observatory Stop.

Ticket

RMB 30

Business hours

8:30-16:00

Suggeted Duration

1-2 hours

Advantages

The large 40 cm binocular refraction telescope is the most valuable collection in the museum, made in 1900, once the biggest astronomical telescope in Asia. It makes the Sheshan Observatory the earliest modern observatory in China with a large telescope.



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