National Taiwan Museum, Zhongzheng District

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Learn about Taiwanese pre-history and indigenous culture at National Taiwan Museum. The museum, established in 1908 during the Japanese colonial era, is the oldest in Taiwan. Take a turn around its three floors and explore the building's mash-up of classical and Renaissance styles, as well as its Greek temple facade, vaulted ceiling, and Greek columns. Leave time to visit the museum garden to see outdoor exhibitions, which include bronze buffalo, a collection of stone tablets, old locomotives, and some cannons. Put National Taiwan Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Taipei online travel route planner.
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  • This is a relatively small museum, but it is packed with interesting artifacts and narrative about the island's history, whether about the aboriginal inhabitants or about its flora and faura. Located....  more »
  • The Museum was built during the Japanese colonial era (1895-1945). It has been renovated beautifully, it is well worth the small entry fee. At the moment there is a very impressive exhibition of...  more »

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