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The Shanghai Museum is one of the top most modern museums in the world. It houses large collections of ancient Chinese arts.

The Shanghai Museum is one of the buildings located in the People's Square. It was shifted here in 1996 from it's previous location on West Nanjing Road. The museum's huge collection is divided into 11 galleries and 3 exhibition halls. The collection comprises over 1,20,000 pieces of art, ranging from sculptures, ornament, painitngs, caligraphy, coins, jades, ceramics, bronze and seals. In each of these collections, items from different centuries, from the reigns of different dynasties, helping us understand the kind of art that prevailed during each period. It is the place to start to understand Chinese history and culture.

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