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National Museum of Taiwan History

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Very interesting and informative

Having read reviews of this museum I had a rough idea of what to expect; both in terms of the... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
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Understated and informative

We took the HSR from Taipei just to go to this museum. Entry fee with audio was only NT$125 (US$5... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Sydney, Australia
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No.255, Section 1, Changhe Road, An'nan District, Tainan, Taiwan
Anping District/ Annan District
+886 6 356 8889
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Having read reviews of this museum I had a rough idea of what to expect; both in terms of the exhibits as well as the difficulty in getting there. The museum charts Taiwan’s history from its very early days of aboriginal settlements to the modern...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

We took the HSR from Taipei just to go to this museum. Entry fee with audio was only NT$125 (US$5). The narrative was interesting and provided context to the many periods. We only had 3 hours which was just right. The only missing detail from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeffroley
Reviewed 19 June 2018

NMTH focuses on Taiwan history and culture. All the exhibtions have English translation and most of the them are interactive. The museum provides audio guide, video, short play and relative activities that allow you know more about the content of the expo. Audio guide is...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank yonghan w
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Really enjoyed this museum. Great displays of the history of Taiwan, from the indigenous people thru present day. Great children's area on first floor. Small cafe with good food. Easy access for those with disabilities.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GHCDi
Reviewed 25 April 2018

This museum is located on a ecological park. The museum is open and airy. It has a very logical flow starting with the geological history of Taiwan. The museum has excellent exhibits in well written English, Japanese, and Mandarin. The exhibits carefully document each stage...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank JRidgeway68
Reviewed 23 March 2018

The treasures in the museum are all worth viewing ,many relating to the history of the Chinese people from Taiwan and Mainland China. One of the big attraction is the famous jade carving of a head of bok choy. I recommend visiting this museum on...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Betty A
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I really like this place. It gave me a really good background on the history of Taiwan that I really appreciated. They go from the indigenous peoples, the Dutch, the Chinese, Japanese, the wars...all very interesting. I read everything and listened to every audio file...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Leigh G
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Worth the effort to visit, bus 88 from railway station takes about 45 minutes. Very good exhibits and English audio guide does a good job. No other museum in Taiwan will come close to going over the history of this island. Allow 3 hours, maybe...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank tobegold
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Educate yourself on the history of Taiwan in this immersive experience. I learned so much and was really wowed by this museum. The audio guides are great, the accessibility for English-speakers is awesome, and the life-size scenes are SUPER cool. I loved it and could...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Excellent way to see Taiwanese history with a walk through time. Excellent artifacts and displays throughout with English audio guide available

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Bill L
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Anping District/ Annan District
Anping District is the area first developed in Taiwan.
It is also the key to Taiwan’s involvement in the
international community. The two famous historic
monuments, Anping Fort (a.k.a. Fort Zeelandia) and
Eternal Golden Castle leave behind them the traces of
international trade made by various countries. Another
historic monument that stands the test of time is Tree
House, in which beautiful stories were created along
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