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National Museum of History

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Address: 49 Nanhai Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
Phone Number: 02-23610270
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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You can spend several hours at many exhibits,

Excellent museum with several exhibits to highlight aspects of Taiwanese culture including a bronze exhibit, a porcelain exhibit, and one which features furniture. There is an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Excellent museum with several exhibits to highlight aspects of Taiwanese culture including a bronze exhibit, a porcelain exhibit, and one which features furniture. There is an English tour that lasts about 1 hour what starts mid morning and mid afternoon. It requires a reservation but is free. I learned about it from my concierge but you can book online.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The National History Museum is worth the visit, especially if you are in Taipei for a few days and like history. It is about a 10-15 minute walk from the CKS Memorial Hall, down NanHai Street. (It is also nearby the Chungwa Postal Museum.) As of June 2015, the fee to enter is only NTD 30, so very affordable. There... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We enjoyed reading so much information about the long history of Taiwan. Might have been a bit heavy on the scrolls. But we returned on day two to buy a painting in the gift shop.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The paintings show of Yu, ChengYao is revolutionary. I see his style has the same effect of French Impressionism. The color and strokes not only present mountains and waterfalls in China but also the love of nature and craftsmanship.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Not a large museum but very interesting and full of a range of different exhibitions. I would also highly recommend you look at the beautiful gardens with their waterlilies. Also there is a wonderful cafe where you can have traditional afternoon tea.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is a fantastic museum that is not too big and probably never too crowded. The third floor houses some beautiful artifacts from the Neolithic period through the Qing Dynasty. There are explanations of every section in English that does a good job of explaining the significance of the objects. The burial figures in the shapes of gods, warriors, ladies... More 

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Parker, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Third floor is ready. Previous reviewer about crowds has wrong museum. I doubt this is ever that full. See the Botanical Garden on the way there if walking. Mostly art and artifacts. The second floor has no English but third floor has some screens that help. Museum has statements that human sacrifice ended sooner than facts dictate.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

* Too many people allowed in at the same time. Sardines and spent more time trying to move through the place, rather than enjoying the displays. * Liked that they had a big display of items taken from Mainland China (and proud of the fact that they have the largest display from real palaces in China). * Beautiful building and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

The team at the museum is preparing for an important exhibition hence level 3 is out of bound. As a result we entered free of charge. It is a small museum but its concept and theme is engaging and has educational value. Worth coming back again. There is nice garden behind the museum which we stayed to enjoy the breeze... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Not much to see with the 3rd floor closed. I would recommend it with the 3rd floor open. There are many interesting artifacts here.

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Additional Information about National Museum of History

Address: Address: 49 Nanhai Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
Phone Number: 02-23610270
Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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