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National Museum of Taiwan History

No.255, Section 1, Changhe Road, An'nan District, Tainan, Taiwan
+886 6 356 8889
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Wonderful interactive museum of how Taiwan became a democratic nation

This museum is located on a ecological park. The museum is open and airy. It has a very logical... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JRidgeway68
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Boston, Massachusetts
So Many Wonderful Treasures

The treasures in the museum are all worth viewing ,many relating to the history of the Chinese... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2018
Betty A
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No.255, Section 1, Changhe Road, An'nan District, Tainan, Taiwan
Anping District/ Annan District
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent museum that provides an overview of Taiwan's history from prehistoric to present day. Naturally this is challenging given the politically charged topic but the museum does a commendable job. The displays are highly visual and interactive. There is also a good...More

1  Thank weiwei_sg
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

This museum is really interesting if you want to understand the history of Taiwan from the prehistoric period to the present. I haven't seen a museum of this kind elsewhere in Taiwan. Very complete. Almost all the information are translated in English. There is a...More

2  Thank Kalayaan J
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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
...More
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