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Chimei Museum

No 66, Sec. 2, Wenhua Rd., Rende Dist., Tainan 71755, Taiwan
+886 6 266 0808
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Western old arts master piece museum Surrounding the museum is huge garden for walking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
eddie l
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Kuala lumpur
Something for everyone

A beautiful neoclassical private museum set in 100+ acres of landscaped parkland, this was a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MadDoc1
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The collection at Chimei Museum consists mainly of Western art, musical instruments, arms and armour, animal taxidermy and fossils, exhibiting approximately 4000 items, which is about one third of the complete Chimei collection. Founder Shi expressed that, “Good works of art are not to be kept just for oneself to enjoy, but to be shared with the public; and a good collection should not reflect jus
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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No 66, Sec. 2, Wenhua Rd., Rende Dist., Tainan 71755, Taiwan
Nanguan Area
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+886 6 266 0808
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Western old arts master piece museum Surrounding the museum is huge garden for walking & relaxing Inside need entrance fees, but the souvenir shop can go in,

Thank eddie l
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful neoclassical private museum set in 100+ acres of landscaped parkland, this was a great family day out. It does have something for everyone, with natural history spanning fossils to modern (stuffed) animals and birds, through weapons (a favourite of my son) to musical...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time I have seen a Strad in person. This is a huge collection and I love the different rooms and the layout. Make sure you allow plenty of time to see all the rooms as it does take many hours to see it properly....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge European styled museum built only recently to house a special collection of weapons and armors from mostly Asia and Europe. The exhibits include natural history of animals and birds, European art works, and musical instruments. I especially liked how they introduced each instrument by...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

This museum was quite amazing. One can easily spend an entire day there! The Natural History exhibit was impressive, I also loved the armory collections

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Comprehensive and quite fantastic collection; particularly liked the animals section Quite a lot visitors and could get a little noisy The whitewashed walls and white plaza in front of the museum reflect the sunlight on a bright day and hurt the eyes a little (maybe...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

I've visited here more than 5 times :) I don't know why too But I just love to 💕💕 The ticket price is 200ntd and when you go inside, you can't take any pictures because there are cctv anywhere. My fav part there is the...More

1  Thank Ivana O
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Entrepreneur Shi Wen-long, founder of Chi Mei Corporation (1960), began ChiMei Museum (奇美博物館) in 1992 located inside the Corporation Building. ChiMei Museum is the largest private museum/art institute in Taiwan. Its collection is divided into five categories: 1. Western Art (European paintings & sculptures, etc.);...More

1  Thank Chuang004
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

A European style museum, be sure to walk around the grounds. Inside, a very good collection of weapons and armour from around the world plus other exhibits. Very good english labeling on exhibits. Free lockers, no bags and no photos.

Thank tobegold
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

A most beautiful building in fabulous grounds. I would suggest a day, or long afternoon/evening, with a few visits inside interspersed with a picnic and a relax and walk in the beautiful surrounds. Pick a nice day, and stay to see the colours change at...More

1  Thank SusieQ22Australia
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Nanguan Area
Moving southward from Tainan’s city centre, you will
arrive at Nanguan Area. People converged in the South
District, Rende District, and Gueiren District forming
a community as well as a shopping district. The South
District is also a military airbase, and has naturally
developed a culture unique to military kindred
community with a focus on Shueijiaoshe. If you want to
know more about the military kindred community, you
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Evire23
July 26, 2017|
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Response from Liya W | Reviewed this property |
If you take H31 shuttle bus (from city center) to the direction of HSR Tainan station, you can not get off in every stop but only the HSR station. You could check out HSR's website. There are other buses in the city center... More
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Daphne S
April 24, 2017|
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Response from Heyheihei | Reviewed this property |
You need reservations everyday except Wednesdays.
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Aggybrown
February 21, 2017|
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Response from Stone T | Reviewed this property |
Hostel or Air B&B are not cheap at Tainan City. There are a few motel in Tainan but none of them located nearby Chi Mei Museum.
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