Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre, Shanghai

4.4
#3 of 97 in Museums in Shanghai
Art Gallery · Hidden Gem · History Museum
Experience a slice of Maoist propaganda at Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre, a private collection of 20th-century original posters charting a significant period of China's history. Gain an insight into the visual rhetoric of the infamous communist leaders from thousands of posters spread across two rooms, focusing on images of the Cultural Revolution. A specialty gift shop sells reproduction posters, Mao-era antiquities, and original artworks. Make Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre part of your personalized Shanghai itinerary using our Shanghai trip planner.
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  • This small but yet secluded propaganda museum deserves to be highly recommended for its historical revelation with the inventive usage of cartoon as posters to deliver dogmatic ideas to its intended.....  more »
  • For 25 rmb, this is a really good value. The museum provides a unique view on history. It starts with shanghai posters from the 1920s, and then follows China from 1950 to 1997. Worth a visit!  more »

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