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Shanghai Glass Museum

Add:533 Baochang Rd

Tel:021-5697 7528

Time:9am-11am; 2pm-4pm,closed on Mon,Thur,Sun


This museum has a collection of over 5,000 eyeglasses, dating all the way back to the Song Dynasty (960-1279).With about 1,500 square meters of exhibition area, the museum explains the history and technology of glasses and eye health.

It explains how people’s eyes and glasses work, how glasses are made and the history of famous glasses brands.Two fictional cartoon characters lead visitors into the world of glasses and make the tour more interesting with their humorous and vivid debates.

The museum is sponsored by the government and was established by the local community in 2006. It’s located in the community cultural center of Baoshan Road Subdistrict.