C. Y. Tung Maritime Museum
Overview [ edit ]
The museum houses the Chinese Maritime History Gallery and the C. Y. Tung Gallery. The former contains a permanent exhibition of maps, photographs, archival material, maritime trade routes and their artifacts, reflecting China's maritime history since the Neolithic period. The latter portrays the Chinese shipping magnate C. Y. Tung. Especially remarkable is the large collection of ship models ranging from Zheng He's treasure ship to the world largest ship, the Seawise Giant.
Location [ edit ]
The C. Y. Tung Maritime Museum is located in the Xuhui campus of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The two-story, western-style building with a central courtyard was built 1910, serving as a student residence. The total exhibition space is 600 m2 (6,500 sq ft).
References [ edit ]
- Pitts, Christopher (April 2013). "CY Tung Maritime Museum". Pocket Shanghai (3rd ed.). Lonely Planet. p. 75. ISBN 978-1-74179-963-7.
- C. Y. Tung Maritime Museum, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. (in English)
- Museum locationArchived 2008-05-11 at the Wayback Machine, C. Y. Tung Maritime.