Shanghai Museum of Glass

Location:No. 685, West Changjiang Road, Baoshan District, Shanghai



Shanghai, as one of the regions with the most developed glass industry in China, took the lead in renovating the old Shanghai No. 1 Glassware Factory into the Shanghai Museum of Glass with a strong sense of industrial design. Shanghai Museum of Glass was completed and opened in 2011. It was rated by CNN website as one of the top three must-see museums in China. Glass art and design are crossing the barriers of time, space, language and culture to share various forms of beauty with the public.



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Parking Lot

RMB 6/hour, RMB 48/day


Take Metro Line 1 to Tonghe Xincun Station, and take bus 726 or 883 to San Zhuanlu. Or Take Metro Line 3 to South Changjiang Road Station and take bus 883 to San Zhuanlu


Adults: RMB 60, Children/Stuents/Seniors: RMB 30

Business hours

May to October, 9:30-18:00 (no sale of tickets after 17:00);November to April, 9:30-17:00 (no sale of tickets after 16:00);Closed on Monday, in the case of statutory holidays, the Museum will be open as usual.

Suggeted Duration

4 hours


There is a light performance area on the first floor, where you can see the masters melt the glass tube with the flame spit out from a spray gun and create artworks in different shapes. Outside the exhibition area and the hot glass show area, you can watch the process of blowing glass. If you are interested, you can go to the DIY creative workshop nearby, and try glass blowing, lamp production, glass painting and other production process under the guidance of the technicians. But you need to pay separately and make appointments.

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