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 introduction of the creation of Taiwan’s army; to highlight the brilliant achievements of the National Revolutionary Forces from Eastward Expedition, Northward Expedition, Communist-suppression, the War of Resistance against Japan, Counterinsurgency Campaigns and construction of Taiwan, and to understand the current situation of the island’s armed forces. Collections of representative weapons of all phases of Republic of China Armed Forces are also on display.
There are Artillery Zones on both sides of the entrance for visitors to experience. The Feature Exhibition Room and Showroom # 1 introducing the establishment of Whampoa Army are on the 1st Floor. The 2nd Floor exhibits the 8-Year War of Resistance and Battle of the Taiwan Strait. Another exhibit highlights the modernized R.O.C Armed Forces and combat hardware.
Free admission. Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (daily) (closed on Sundays and national holidays).