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Taipei Fine Arts Museum

Taipei Fine Arts Museum (No.181, Sec. 3, Zhongshan N. Rd., Zhongshan Dist., Taipei) – this museum first opened on December 1983 at the former site of the United States Taiwan Defense Command (USTDC, dissolved in 1979). It was the first purpose built museum in Taiwan to host modern and contemporary art exhibitions. Starting from 1998, […]

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Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines

Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines (282, Section 2, Chih-shan Rd., Shih-lin, Taipei) — this establishment was launched in 1994 as a specialist museum founded on the collection and display of artefacts originally coming from Taiwan’s indigenous peoples. It is dedicated to promoting mutual understanding between different ethnic groups, through careful research, preservation and explanation […]

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Republic of China Armed Forces Museum

Republic of China Armed Forces Museum (No. 243, Section 1, Guiyang Street, Zhongzheng District, Taipei) – the Armed Forces Museum (AFM) is located in Poai District, close to the Presidential Office and MRT Ximen Station. AFM was founded on October 1961. After the modern construction project in 2004, the exhibit planning of AFM enabled the […]

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National Taiwan Museum

National Taiwan Museum (No. 2, Xiangyang Road, Taipei City) – located within Peace Memorial Park in Taipei, this is the oldest museum in Taiwan (opened in 1908 with support from the Japanese colonial authorities). A Matsu temple was originally at this site (a place of worship during the late Qing dynasty). The current Greek-inspired structure […]

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National Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

National Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (No. 505, Section 4, Ren-ai Rd., Xinyi District, Taipei) — designed by local architect Wang Da-hung, this memorial hall was established in memory of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the father of the Republic of China. The hall also serves an educational and research role, hosting various cultural and art events throughout […]

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National Science and Technology Museum

National Science and Technology Museum (No. 720, Jiouru 1st Rd., Sanmin District, Kaohsiung City) – located nearly four hours (354 km) south of Taipei (in Kaohsiung City), this museum, opened in 1997, aims to enrich citizens’ knowledge of science and technology, inspire them to push back the frontiers in these fields, and record and present […]

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National Palace Museum

National Palace Museum (No. 221, Zhishan (Jhihshan) Road, Sec. 2, Taipei City) — this museum (known as the “Louvre of Taiwan”) houses the world’s largest collection of priceless Chinese art treasures, one which spans China’s nearly 5,000-year history. Most of the museum’s over 600,000 art objects were part of the Chinese imperial collection, which began […]

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National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium

National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium (No.2, Houwan Rd., Checheng Township, Pingtung County) – located five hours south of Taipei (on the southernmost tip of Taiwan island), this museum, located in Checheng Township, Pingtung Country, aims to preserve intact island and ocean ecology environments. All service and exhibition areas are about more than 60 […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei

Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei (No.39, ChangAn West Rd. Taipei) — since its inauguration in 2001, the museum (known locally as “MOCA Taipei”) has combined its historical architecture with contemporary art, entwining yesterday’s memories with today’s culture and introducing the most innovative and avant-garde visual aesthetics, media technologies, architectural design, and fashion from Taiwan and […]

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Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts

Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts (No. 80, Meishuguan Road, Gushan District, Kaohsiung City) — located nearly four hours (354 km) south of Taipei (in Kaohsiung City), this is the third fine arts museum to be established in Taiwan, following the Taipei Fine Arts Museum and the Taiwan Museum of Art. It first opened its doors […]