Shanghai Astronomy Museum

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Photograph: Alastair Reid Schanche
380 Lingang Dadao
Never one to do things by half measures, Shanghai has added another world record to its list: city of the world’s largest astronomy museum. Set on the banks of Dishui Lake, the Shanghai Astronomy Museum – aka the Shanghai Planetarium – is also part oculus, has a giant space telescope (not yet open to the public) and is home to some very cool exhibits on the cosmos, and our place in it.
Venue name: Shanghai Astronomy Museum
Opening hours: 9.30am-4pm (Tue-Sun)
Metro: Dishui Lake
English address: 380 Lingang Dadao, near Huanhu Bei San Lu, Pudong district
Chinese address: 临港大道380号,近环湖北三路