In the quiet, dedicated space of the Peace Gallery are collected items and memorabilia of the hotel : silver table-ware, porcelain, crystal and antiques that decorated the rooms and halls, items of hotel use, Art Deco furnishings, newspapers and photographs of the hotel and its celebrity visitors, brochures and books that tell the tale of the grand old hotel in its three periods of The Cathay Hotel of the 1930s and 40s, The Peace Hotel of the 1950s and the Peoples’ Republic of China and now, the beautifully restored Fairmont Peace Hotel which opened in 2010.
Hotel guests and visitors may sit or read in the Gallery, furnished as an old Shanghai Reading Room or discuss the collection and its history with the Chinese and foreign curators. Parts of the exhibition are changed to give focus to various historical or artistic features.
A series of heritage programs run from the Peace Gallery:
- History Tours of the hotel, including Tiffin or High Tea.
- High Tea & Tales, presenting readings by actors of relevant stories.
- Heritage Salons, opportunities to share the rich culture and history of the Fairmont Peace Hotel.
10 am to 7 pm daily. There is no admission charge.
HOTEL TOUR AND OTHER EVENTS BOOKING:
Reservations are required and can be booked by calling +86 21 6321 6888 ext.6751 or email firstname.lastname@example.org