Shanghai Meseum (People's Square), Shanghai
the main museum of Shanghai, the other museum is the old Municipal Museum at the Oriental Pearl TV Tower in Pudong. Located in the Center of the People's Square The museum houses ancient Chinese Art and is divided into eleven galleries and three exhibition halls. The eleven Galleries cover most of the major categories of Chinese art: Ancient Bronze, Ancient Ceramics, Paintings, Calligraphy, Ancient Sculpture, Ancient Jade, Coins, Ming and Qing Furniture, Seals, and Minority Nationalities.
Admission is free (limited to 8,000 tickets everyday) but you pay RMB 20 for the special exhibitions if you want to view them
Opens: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm everyday