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The Museum of Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s History

The Museum of SJTU’s History was founded in the old library on Xuhui campus on April 8th, 1996. It has three exhibition halls covering over 600 square meters. In Halls A and B, nearly 700 pieces of cultural relics, documents, photos and other materials are exhibited, showing the university’s development over a century and its fruitful achievements in study and research. Hall C contains the achievements made by about 200 members of CAS and CAE, who had studied or taught at SJTU, are displayed in photos and documents. Hall C also contains a Lin Tongyan Exhibition, displaying over 300 items including original works, theses, portraits and other photos of this Chinese-American alumni of SJTU and internationally renowned structural engineering scientist and educator.

The Digital Ship Museum of SJTU

With over ten thousand items in the collection, the Digital Ship Museum provides informative and comprehensive exhibitions on a wide-range of shipbuilding technologies with historical and cultural backgrounds. Using advanced computer information technology, the Museum brings you an opportunity to dive into the digital history of shipbuilding in China and rest of the world.

C.Y.Tung Maritime Museum

Located in the historical Xin Zhong Garden in Xuhui campus, the C. Y. Tung Maritime Museum was jointly founded by Hong Kong's Tung Foundation and Shanghai Jiao Tong University. At one time a student's residence, the two-story, western-style building with a center courtyard was built ninety years ago. The 600-square-meter exhibition space 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, ship models and other artifacts, reflecting China's maritime history since the Neolithic Period.

Qian Xuesen Museum

Qian Xuesen was a prominent scientist and founder of China's aerospace industry well-known at home and abroad; his outstanding contribution, noble deeds and lofty character is a precious spiritual legacy to our nation. Qian Xuesen Library & Museum, funded by the state, was completed and opened at Xuhui Campus, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, on December 11, 2011, the 100th birth anniversary of Qian.

This is yet another memorial to a great scientist in China and is also designated as a national and Shanghai municipal base for patriotism education and science education, and national defense education base.

The museum houses a collection of nearly 70,000 pieces of artifacts of Qian Xuesen, including precious documents, manuscripts, photographs and realia, as well as an exhibition gallery of more than 3,000 square meters on the theme of "People’s scientist Qian Xuesen".

Here is an open platform for cultural education to advocate the spirit of Qian Xuesen and to promote patriotism and scientific spirit. Since its opening, our museum has received a cumulative total of over 600,000 visitors, hosted more than 10 original exhibitions, staged nearly 40 nationwide touring exhibitions, and held more than 300 educational activities.

Qian's scientific achievements, outstanding contributions and noble character, impressed the public through his vividly visualized image. Qian Xuesen Library & Museum will uphold Qian’s patriotism and scientific spirit, highlight professional, academic, and international standards, further explore the functions of our museum, and creatively promote the core socialist values, so as to create a first-class center in cultural education.