Shanghai Science and Technology Museum is an important science education and leisure tourism base. It is located in Huamu Administrative and Cultural Center, west of Century Square and close to Century Park. It covers an area of 68,000 square meters, and has a floor space of 98,000 square meters.
It is composed of five main exhibition halls, including the Heaven and Earth Hall, the Life Hall, the Wisdom Hall, the Creation Hall and the Future Hall, as well as some temporary halls.
At present, there are 11 exhibition areas open to the public, including:
1. Wide Spectrum of Life
The Wide Spectrum of Life exhibition area imitates the natural scenery of Yunnan Province in China, and displays the biodiversity. You can fully appreciate the rich and colorful life phenomena and the interdependence between species and ecology, and understand the importance of protecting the natural environment.
2. Earth’s Crust Exploration
The Earth’s Crust Exploration exhibition area shows that our earth is a “dynamic structure” which is in motion at all times and has its own development and evolutionary law through comprehensive means, such as scene simulations, interactive items and exhibits, specimens, videos and films, and multi-media.
This area mainly introduces the earth’s location and state of motion in the universe, the earth’s matter composition, structure, surface morphology feature, and Shanghai’s physical geography.
3. Light of Wisdom
With a large number of interactive exhibits as the main exhibition method, the Light of Wisdom exhibition hall demonstrates the typical phenomena of physics, mathematics, chemistryand biography.
It reveals their basic rules and principles, cultivates the hands-on ability of visitors, and helps them to understand scientific methods, thoughts and scientists’ tireless exploration spirit. Its exhibition area is 1,800 square meters (including the interlayer space).
Address: 21F, 319 Changde Road (corner of West Beijing Road)
Closest metro: Line 2/7 Jing’an Temple, Exit 3/4/10,
A 5 min walk away
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