Shanghai Long Museum
Long Museum Pu Dong
Located at No. 210, Lane 2255, Luoshan Road, Pudong New District, Shanghai Long Museum Pu Dong has various collections of traditional Chinese art, modern and contemporary art, and Chinese revolutionary art. The light gray white square museum covers a total building area of about 10,000 square meters (2.47 acres) and is divided into three floors.
The first floor mainly displays contemporary art and is equipped with an art shop, a café, a deposit center and a ticket office. The second floor is the permanent exhibition area for revolutionary art which systematically shows the whole picture of Chinese revolutionary theme artworks from the course of the Sino-Japanese War in Yan'an to the new period of Chinese reform and opening up. The third floor is for the permanent and temporary exhibition of Chinese traditional art.
Long Museum West Bund
Located at No. 3398 Longteng Avenue, Xuhui District, the Shanghai Long Museum West Bund has a total construction area of about 33,000 square meters (8 acres) and an exhibition area of 16,000 square meters (4 acres). Built on the former coal transportation dock base, the museum has a large open space and is characterized by a unique umbrella arch structure, retaining the cool original industrial style. It is separated into four floors. The first floor and the second floor are the exhibition spaces of paintings, sculptures, installations and new media. The white rectangular exhibition hall on the ground floor is a permanent exhibition space for Chinese ancient art treasures like calligraphy works, paintings, and artworks during the Republic of China.
The museum also accommodates more public spaces, such as a restaurant with a river view, public landscaped courtyards, cafes, and art product stores on the first floor and the second floor. There is a children’s showroom, a library, an art restoration room and an art bookstore on the first basement level.
About the Exhibition
Visitors can check the specific exhibition information on the official website. The museum mainly displays selected works of famous Chinese and foreign painters and artists, such as landscape painting, abstract painting, oil painting, sculpture and many private collections of the founders. Many special exhibitions with different themes such as New Year's special exhibition and the exhibitions of artists' works will also be organized.
At present, there is only one permanent exhibition - Asian Impression: Chinese, Japanese and South Korean Contemporary Art Exhibition. More than 40 works from Asia at the beginning of this century are selected. Another highlight of the Shanghai Long Museum West Bund is a beautiful cherry forest nearby. Watching exhibitions, taking pictures outside the museum, and strolling around the cherry blossoms all offer a wonderful experience.
The founders’ classical collections are on display in the two museums but many in the West Bund. You may appreciate the painting artworks created by famous painters Zhang Daqian and Qi Baishi and a long scroll painting by Emperor Huizong of the Song Dynasty (1082-1135). Ancient Chinese utensils and furniture including a white jade, a rhino horn, red sandalwood and porcelain of the Qing Dynasty (1636 - 1912) can also be enjoyed.
How to get to the Shanghai Long Museum Pu Dong
Take Metro Line 7 and get off at Huamu Road Station. Get out from Exit 1 and walk east for 15 minutes.
Take Pudong Bus 22 and get off at Luoshan Road Huamu Road Station.
How to get to the Shanghai Long Museum West Bund
Take Bus Puxi Binjiang Line 1 and get off at Longteng Avenue Ruining Road Station/Ruining Longteng Avenue.
Take bus 41, 10,144, 734, 933, Bus Daqiao Line 6, Bus Wanzhou Line and get off at Zhongshan South No. 2 Road Chuanchang Road. Walk southeast for 12 minutes.
Ticket & Opening Hours
|Long Museum Pu Dong||Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00 – 17:30 (last admission 16:30); Closed on Monday ||Enter for Free||Guide Service (West Bund): For less than 25 people (including), CNY100; The tour guide should be reserved 2 days in advance. Telephone Number: 021-64227636 |
Deposit: CNY100, free rent.
|Long Museum West Bund||From April 1st to October 31st : |
Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00-18:00 (stop ticket sales at 17:00)
From November 1st to March 31st: Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00-17:30 (stop ticket sales at 16:30)
Closed on Mondays (excluding holidays)
|CNY 50/100 (Depending on the exhibitions) |
Some exhibitions are free of charge.
Enter for free on the first Tuesday of each month (excluding special exhibitions, holidays).
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