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Shanghai Earthquake Museum

Add:Western Sheshan Hill (inside Sheshan Seismic Station)

Tel:021-5765 2473



The museum in scenic Sheshan Hill resort was established jointly in 2001 by the Shanghai Earthquake Administration and the Sheshan Seismic Station.

It is said to contain the largest collection of old seismic instruments and earthquake-related materials in China. Around 20 instruments are more than 100 years old, including the Ali Ott magnetometer first used in 1882. It is one of only two in the world; the other is in London.