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Shanghai Camera History Museum

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Heaven for photographer equipment

A small museum, but with quite an impressive selection of cameras. Mainly Chinese cameras, but also... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Brussels_Judging
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Brussels, Belgium
Free Boutique Museum with a Snapshot of History

As of May 2016, the "Old Camera Manufacturing Museum" has both moved and changed names. I have... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2016
Hilary T
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Kissimmee, Florida
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27 Sep 2016
“Heaven for photographer equipment”
4 Jun 2016
“Free Boutique Museum with a Snapshot of History”
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No.308 Chongqing South Road, Luwan District, Shanghai 200021, China
Former French Concession
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

A small museum, but with quite an impressive selection of cameras. Mainly Chinese cameras, but also a nice portion of Japanese and a fantastic part of the Leica imperium. They have almost the complete series 1 up till 3 with all it's sub-releases. There is...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2016

As of May 2016, the "Old Camera Manufacturing Museum" has both moved and changed names. I have asked TripAdvisor to update the listing, but wanted to write a review with the information in case my update does not go through. It is now in the...More

4  Thank Hilary T
Reviewed 14 December 2014

A lot of Chinese and other film cameras. Small manufacturing line inside. You can buy refurbished camera at the end of exposition.

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Reviewed 11 October 2014

This is quite a remarkable place to visit. I only stumbled across it when I was exploring the area from the French Concession to People’s Park. It has quite an innocuous entrance but inside on display were vintage cameras ranging from the first Leica and...More

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Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly
governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French
Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that
is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While
it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will
sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their
mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area
seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet,
...More
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