Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum - Jewish Settlement Memorial in Shanghai
Last Update: 7th October 2020
Located at No. 62, Changyang Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum was built in 1907. During the Second World War, the Moses Hall became the center of religious activities for Jewish refugees, and the Jewish Youth Organization once set its headquarters in the Moses Hall. During the Second World War, the museum was a center of religious activities for Jewish refugees and the Jewish youth organization set its headquarters in the museum as well.
Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum Fast Facts
- Chinese Name: Youtai Nanmin Zai Shanghai Jinianguan (犹太难民在上海纪念馆)
- History: Established in 1907
- Things to do there: Photography, Architecture, Materials on Jewish Refugee
- Who visits: Photographers, Jewish, Architecture Learners
- Time required: 1 – 2 x Hours
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What to expect at the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum
The Jewish Refugee Museum is a three-story building. If is decorated with red bricks and inclined roof. The white window sill has a blue strips. The red walls are decorated with with blue strips as well. The porch of stone arches features the Baroque-like style.
In the chapel, several old pictures of the Jewish Sassoon with several Synagogues which were built in the 1920s in Shanghai. Originally, the second floor in the museum was a Jewish school. On the third floor, you will find the old photos which shows the life of the Jewish refugees of Central Europe who lived in Hongkou in the 1920s.
The museum is only for visit not for religious activities any more. In the museum, a variety of display methods including films, photos, physical reproductions, models, artworks, etc. and high-tech display means including multi-screen multimedia playback systems are applied to reflect the life of the Jewish refugees in Shanghai in the 1920.
Best time to visit the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum
The best time to visit Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum is in the morning during its opening hours.
How to get to the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum
There are several buses passing by Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum. Therefore, there are several options.
- Rent a vehicle to the museum. This is the quickest and most direct option.
- Take Bus 13, 28, 37, 134, 135, 155, 330, 842, 868, 875 and Bus 921 to the Stop of Tilan Bridge (提篮桥站). Then, walk to the museum.
Additional Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum Travel Advice
- Opening hours: 09:00 – 17:00
- As at 7th October 2020, the entrance pricing to Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum is 20 CNY per person for those above 23 years old (23 years old included); entrance pricing is 10 CNY per person for those under 23 years old (23 years old not included). For the latest pricing information, please contact us via email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- The museum offers the free interpretation service at the periods of time as follows: 09:30, 10:15, 11:00, 12:30, 13:15, 14:00, 14:45, 15:30, 16:15.
- When it is May 18 – the International Museum Day, the museum is open to the public for free.
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