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Hsinchu Municipal Glass Art Museum

No. 2, Sec., 1, Dongda Rd., E. Dist. | Dongda District, Hsinchu, Taiwan
03-5626091
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Ranked #7 of 42 Attractions in Hsinchu
4.0 of 5 stars 14 Reviews
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums

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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is a great place to take a family for a day out. There are plenty of activities for the kids to get involved in and for out of Hsinchu visitors, it presents a good idea of the glass making industry in Hsinchu and a bit of an understanding of the layout of the city (there it a giant 3D... More 

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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

You could take your kids there for a whole day by buying the package tickets in a very reasonable price, especially when you are Hsinchu citizen with a Hsinchu citizen card. Cultural glass ware are pretty attractive and kids could practice how ancient beauties are.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Small Museum but fun to see the beautiful glass artwork with a dash of history. The artifacts are updated quite regularly and gives an insight into evolution of Hsinchu as center of glass manufacturing to a semiconductor tech hub.

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Taipei
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70 reviews 70 reviews
57 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

This museum used to be the residence of Japanese Governor when Taiwan was still its colony. It is well-kept until today and the Japanese style structural detail is worth taking a good look at, too. Inside, there are creative arts of glass on display. The craftsmanship is amazing. Not only art exhilbition, there is also an area explaining the process... More 

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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

As an exchange student in Hsinchu Taiwan, I have heard alot about the Glass Museum and one afternoon my roommate and I took the trip. The entry fee into the museum is NT 10 for student and 20 NT for other visitors. There are alot master pieces of glass works, which worth the trip. There are also DIY works available... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

My husband and I went here on a Saturday afternoon during the International Glass Art Festival and the place was abuzz. There was lots to do and aside from seeing the museum, you could check out glass artists live and some of the kids had the chance to try glass blowing themselves. I have a hunch that these "extras" are... More 

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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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323 reviews 323 reviews
131 attraction reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

The Hsinchu Glass Museum entrance has received a bit of a face lift due to its international exhibition series. The pavilions have winning and runner up glass art on display as well as some contemporary media art. The Glass Master demonstration is still a great way to spend an hour of your afternoon as you see the master himself create... More 

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Tualatin, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Hsinchu is not really a vacation travel destination. I went on a business trip, accompanying my husband. The glass museum and zoo are right next to each other, so I made a morning of it. Entrance was very inexpensive, under $1 US. Volunteers greeted me at the door and were eager to try out their English. While appreciative, since I... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Nice spot for art lovers ... various designs made from glass ... creative and colorful.

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