Shanghai Children's Municipal Palace

The Children's Palace was built in 1958 by Song Qingling (Madame Sun Yat-sen), and designed for children to study and practice arts and science after-school time. It is part of Chinese social welfare with finance supported by the government every year. You can see kinds of children's palaces in most of the Chinese cities.

Children at the Children's Palace don't need to learn the same knowledge at school, they learn what they like or are interested in. And there are lots of programs provided for them. Children can attend one or two programs at the Children's Palace out of their interests.

Children at the children's palace ranged from five to fourteen in age. Before entering the palace, they are provided an examination and if they pass, a small sum of money is also needed.

Tour Features

Have Close Contact with the Chinese Young Generation. Visiting here, you can have a glimpse of the joy of children and their practices like paintings and so on.

Take Some Beautiful Pictures

Here, you will have a chance to see Chinese children playing instruments, painting, having all kinds of activities.


Address: 64 Yan'an Xi Lu, Jing An District


By subway: Line 2

Visiting Time

Children's Day, which falls on June 1st of every year, is a big occasion for all the children at Children's Palace. They were in beautiful clothes and playing games with their parents.

Avoid holidays or weekends. During the holidays, usually from July to September, Middle of January to February, the Children's Palace will be closed.

Other Attractions Nearby

Nanjing Road: Nanjing Road, known as China's number-one shopping street offers a seemingly endless variety of modern fashions, electronics and accessories.

If you are interested in taking a Shanghai tour with a visit to Shanghai Children's Palace; if you need a private tour and an English-speaking tour guide to show you around Shanghai; China Odyssey Tours is here and ready to help.

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