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Address: No.49 Nanhai Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
Phone Number: 02-2361-0270
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Nice experience

We enjoyed it. It had some really nice exhibits and also had an exhibit on Chinese flower arrangements. I only wish it had more information in English Entry was only 30 TWD and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
Nusserwan T
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Seattle, Washington
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282 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located near the Taipei Botanical Garden, National Museum of History is a must visit museum in Taipei, much less crowded than National Palace Museum. It is within walking distance to MRT and various bus stops. I came to see the special exhibition," The Golden Age of the Tang Dynasty:Tricolor-Glazed Wares from Luoyang" and was in time for one of the... More 

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Thank MingmeiHong
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed it. It had some really nice exhibits and also had an exhibit on Chinese flower arrangements. I only wish it had more information in English Entry was only 30 TWD and totally worth it. It should be ranked much higher than the National Taiwan Museum. Also visit the Cutty Sark restaurant. Service is quite bad but the essential... More 

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Thank Nusserwan T
New York City, New York
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42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Nice museum near the Botanic Garden featuring Chinese history, art and artifacts. Dual-language chat cards make this very enjoyable. Lovely cafe modeled on an English tea house. This is great for kids on those rainy Taipei days.

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Thank Kim D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

On this site I read about the Chinese tourists that tend spoil some of the enjoyment of visiting the National Palace Museum. Since I had already visited the NPM twice before, and we had run into hordes of PRC tourists in Keelung the day before, we opted for the National Museum of History. And we had a nice time there.... More 

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Thank hkees
Taipei, Taiwan
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58 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

A nicely laid out, often dual-language museum. It's about 1USD for entry. Contains Taipei wildlife exhibit (in Chinese only) and plenty of information on the indigenous peoples of Taiwan. (English and Chinese)

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Thank Tom W
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Only 30 Twd entrance fee compared o 250 Twd for Nat. Palace Museum, containing similar ancient artifacts, albeit far fewer -- plus of course some attention to Taiwan history versus all of ancient China. A nice visit

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

great collection of ancient and modern Taiwanese literature, including aboriginal literature and folklore

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Saskatoon, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

I felt like sitting out there for most of the afternoon. The lotus pond is very peaceful. The museum itself is rather small. The focus seems to be more on art history than on political history. Exhibits are intelligently and aesthetically mounted. But be sure not to miss the gardens.

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Burbank, California
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693 reviews
239 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The Museum - Consider small museum, 2 floors with special exhibit (additional charge). They do have good collections of ancient Chinese treasure & art works. Educational and informative. There is a garden behind the museum. There is also a restaurant inside the museum as well. The Admission - Very cheap!! MRT station is not too close to the museum, about... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Excellent exhibits on Chinese culture and history. Definitely worth a visit. Wear walking shoes, place is really big.

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