In 2021, the 46th WorldSkills Competition will be held in Shanghai, China. The WorldSkills Museum, jointly built by WorldSkills International, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of China and the Shanghai Municipal Government, will also be opened at the same time.
The Museum is located in the area of Yangpu Binjiang, Shanghai. It was rebuilt from the century-old Yong’an pavilion, with a floor area of about 10,000 square meters. It mainly has four functions: exhibition display, interactive experience, education research, and international exchange.
Shen Hao, the project construction director of the WorldSkills Museum, said that the museum will devote itself to building a WorldSkills exhibition center, an international skills cooperation and exchange center, an official documentation center of WorldSkills, and an international youth skills education base to promote international cooperation and exchange and promote the spirit of excellence.
Construction of the museum is underway, and it is expected the reconstruction of the building will be complete by the end of next year employing innovative skills to preserve the characteristics of the historic building.
The WorldSkills Museum team has collected hundreds of exhibition pieces and information domestically and overseas, covering textile, steel, aerospace, electrical, shipbuilding, construction, automobile and other fields, exhibits have physical objects, also have images, tools, character stories and much more.