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By Urban Family
As of yesterday, the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum and the Shanghai Natural History Museum will no longer issue paper tickets. Instead, visitors must now purchase their tickets online, Shine reports.
There are two ways for customers to get their tickets. They can either visit the official websites and WeChat accounts of both museums, or book through third-party platforms. Reservations require personal identity card information. For those who do not have a local ID card, they can provide their passport information instead (if their destination is the Natural History Museum). Tickets can be ordered seven days in advance and each person can only book one ticket per day.
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Of course, both museums have maintained special display cases for those who have difficulty ordering online. Foreigners who wish to visit the Science and Technology Museum can also book on the site.
According to the museums’ announcement, the new policy aims to save visitors the hassle of queuing outside the premises. Meanwhile, by selling tickets online, they can better control the number of visitors to avoid unnecessary traffic jams and security risks.
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The Shanghai Science and Technology Museum began issuing tickets online in 2016. Over the years, the new approach has been adopted by city residents, giving museums the confidence to completely replace tickets. traditional paper.
Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, see list here.
Shanghai Natural History Museum, see the list here.
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