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Taiyuan Asian Puppet Theatre Museum

No. 79, Xining N. Rd., Datong Dist, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2556 8909
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Fun place to spend an hour or two

Also known as Taiyuan Asian Puppet Museum. We spent a couple hours here on a rainy day in Taipei... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2016
notme2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
New name: Taiyuan Asian Puppet Museum

This is a quaint little place full of amazing historical and contemporary puppets, part of the... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2016
RickP_20625
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Maryland
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No. 79, Xining N. Rd., Datong Dist, Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Also known as Taiyuan Asian Puppet Museum. We spent a couple hours here on a rainy day in Taipei. There are several floors to explore different types of puppets through the ages. There are several hands-on areas to play with puppets or try them out....More

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is a quaint little place full of amazing historical and contemporary puppets, part of the significant Asian puppet culture. On several floors of an historic building just off Dihua Street, this was an amazing hour of discovery, DIY puppet play, and a behind-the-scenes look...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

My family was on vacation in Taipei and was looking for something different to do on a rainy day. We easily found this museum and were pleasantly surprised. The staff was welcoming and the interactive exhibits were educational and fun. I bought a great little...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

What a cute place! We enjoyed our visit. The information was also in English and we were able to play with some of the puppets. The videos were also interesting. Seeing the workshop in action was also interesting. We were sad that we couldn't see...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

This museum is in a small building on three or four floors with narrow staircases. It informs about the history and importance of puppetry in Taiwan, it has a lot of beautiful old hand, string and shadow puppets. Interesting videos, but unfortunately no performances at...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2015

This is a really well done interactive museum. I was pleasantly surprised! The neighborhood is also fantastic. Nice architecture, traditional medicine shops and art boutiques. Make an afternoon or day of it. We even saw a puppet show on the street at the end of...More

Thank raku
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

My friends and I just planned to visit the exhibits initially. But we struck up a conversation with the curator who showed us his workshop (behind the ticket counter) and how the puppets are made and manipulated (different techniques for scholarly, martial and female characters)...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2015

My friends and I ended up at this little museum more by accident than because we specifically planned on going there. Nestled in the historic Datong District, the colorful building has a friendly staff and had some of the most English friendly exhibits I've been...More

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