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Shenzhen Museum

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This is one of Shenzhen’s gems and is not to be missed. There are traveling exhibits from across the country, fascinating historical displays, and interactive media presentations about both China’s and Shenzhen’s history.
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No.6 Tongxin Road, Futian District, Shenzhen 518000, China
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

I've been to this museum 3 times... Always enjoyed it. Personally, i get bored with museums, however, i found this one to tell a very interesting story

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mrbrentharris
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We tried to visit the exhibition hall of the museum, but there are extensive renovations happening and it was not accesible. There is another exhibition hall near the Children’s Palace subway stop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hapitraveller
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I just happened to see this museum as I was walking around the city and decided to go check it out, especially as it was free. Since Shenzhen is a modern city, it was interesting to see the history and development of the city.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We went at the end of our trip, so we'd already visited many of China's world class museums, but this didn't measure up. It was ok for us on a rainy day, but it's not worth a special trip. The gift shop was didn't have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank wendysN8578SJ
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This museum in Shenzhen is reasonably new being the city itself is only 40 years old. The history of the overall development of Shenzhen as a Special Economic Zone in such a short period of time in extremely interesting. The various sections of the museum...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ian P
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Very good museum, and free. Visiting this museum will give you a good background in Shenzhen history. Also can see porcelain, an exotic animal section, gift shops, a tea shop. Exit B from Shimin Zhongxin Subway Station (Line 2 or Line 4), then cross the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chaknee
Reviewed 19 June 2018

last weekend,I go there with my son,he said ,he said there,and felt very nice.in museum,there are many different tools

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Emily201866
Reviewed 17 May 2018

First of all, I will admit my bias. I am very interested in the development of these cities which came out of nothing in China. This is one of the best places to learn about Special Economic Zones in China. Informative and nearly all of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Daryl S
Reviewed 22 April 2018

The Shenzhen museum is a decent sized museum that houses history of China from a Southern China perspective. The building looks grand and huge from the outside. Once I starting browsing the various levels, it was a disappointment. There were many wax figures detailing history...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jonascn
Reviewed 11 April 2018

There are 2 sections (that we saw) that give historical information on Shenzhen. One section (I believe on the 2nd level) focuses on 18 and 19th century. Opium Wars, Boxer Rebellion etc. The other, on the 3rd level focuses on modern Shenzhen. On the main...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Andy L
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1 September 2017|
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Response from yannlb | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly you have english signs and you can also have an audio tour in English, at least for the permanent exhibition about Shenzhen history. It's a great first step when you come visiting Shenzhen.
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Response from RoyOz2016 | Reviewed this property |
Civic centre Exit C. As you come out, you will see the massive building in front of you. Take the crosswalk to your left and right on the other side. Left at the end of the building and you will see the entrance in your left.