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National Museum of Taiwan History

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so much Taiwan history to learn and see in-depth

NMTH focuses on Taiwan history and culture. All the exhibtions have English translation and most of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
yonghan w
Worth Seeing

Really enjoyed this museum. Great displays of the history of Taiwan, from the indigenous people... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
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No.255, Section 1, Changhe Road, An'nan District, Tainan, Taiwan
Anping District/ Annan District
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+886 6 356 8889
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

New museum with many wax figurines. 3 floors of with exhibits and the 4th floor has special exhibition. It’s not very crowded. Would be good if there are some interactive items for visitors. We spend at least 2 hours. Go if your are keen on...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This museum stands out in many museums in Taiwan in two ways: One is that it may be the only one dedicated to Taiwanese history. Take advantage of the free volunteer led tour if you can. It also stands out in both its collection and...More

1  Thank 824victorw
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Nearby
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
...More
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