Shanghai Auto Museum

Shanghai Auto Museum
Shanghai Auto Museum
Shanghai Auto Museum building
Location within Shanghai
Established 2007 (2007)
  • Boyuan Road No. 7565
  • Anting Shanghai 201805
  • China
Coordinates 31°16′50″N 121°09′57″E  /  31.28056°N 121.16583°E  / 31.28056; 121.16583 Coordinates: 31°16′50″N121°09′57″E / 31.28056°N 121.16583°E / 31.28056; 121.16583
Type Automobile museum
Website Shanghai Auto Museum (in English)

The Shanghai Auto Museum is an automobile museum located in Anting, Jiading District, Shanghai, China. It was designed by the Architectural Design & Research Institute of Tongji University and IFB from Germany.[1]

The museum is China's first dedicated auto museum and opened to the public on January 17, 2007. It features a display of about 70 classic automobiles and automobile history and development.[2] It is divided into three pavilions: History Pavilion, Antique Car Pavilion, and Exploration Pavilion. The History Pavilion houses 27 cars representing milestones in automotive development. The Antique Car Pavilion contains 40 cars from 20 different manufacturers dating between 1900 and 1970. The museum houses Chinese and foreign car models including Fords,[3] Fiat 500, Austin 7, Rover P5, Jaguar E-Type[4] and a GM EV1.[5] The museum is located in the Auto Expo Park of Shanghai International Automobile City.

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References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Architecture Features". Archived from the original on May 17, 2012. Retrieved 19 July 2016.
  2. ^ "A visit to Shanghai Auto Museum". People Daily. 8 May 2013. Retrieved 1 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Vintage Ford cars part of Michigan's promotion". Shanghai Municipal Government. 21 September 2012. Retrieved 1 December 2013.
  4. ^ "A visit to the Shanghai Auto Museum". 24 June 2010. Archived from the original on 2010-06-27. Retrieved 1 December 2013.
  5. ^ "General Motors EV1 pops up in China, times two".

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