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Kaohsiung Museums of History

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Address: No.272 Zhongzheng Si Road, Yangcheng District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Phone Number: 07-5312560
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Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Great Architecture and fine displays

Liked: free and appeals to those with a special interest in local history. I would also say that there is a tour business operation (I think it's call Henamatsu) with a hop on hop... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I had never heard about the 228 incident in Taiwan's history until I visited this museum with a friend. Very profound and worth a quick visit. It is free.

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Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The museum is clearly worth visiting, it offers a glimpse of local history and indigenous cultures. The 1st floor was devoted to the fight of aboriginal Taiwanese cultures for recognition. The 2nd floor was very much focused on the 228 incident, and had a small but interesting gallery of old photos. The building itself is an interesting example of last... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Worth a visit if you would like to know more about the place you are visiting. Rich explanations on its history, esp. 228 Incident. The interactive model on 2/F is quite impressive.

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Santa Clarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Liked: free and appeals to those with a special interest in local history. I would also say that there is a tour business operation (I think it's call Henamatsu) with a hop on hop off arrangement. You pick this up at the Railway Museum

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Although most of the exhibits appeared to be interesting, there wasn't that much in English. The best part was the section on the 228 massacre and the involvement of the museum building. That identified a dimension of Taiwan's history about which I knew nothing. There was also a childrens' area with an enthusiastic guide that would be interesting for kids... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Whilst only a brief visit the Museum is excellent for those interested in Architecture. The influence of Japanese imperial diadem style is evident. Guide leaflets are available in English

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Seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

It is disappointing, since it's very small. You don't get to see a lot of things here. I suggest the city government should devote more planning to the museum. Otherwise, it's a waste of money---free entry, but waste of resources.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

The Kaohsiung Museum of History is a must-see place if you want to understand the history of Kaohsiung, Taiwan politics and Taiwanese culture. I went there early on Sunday morning and joined a free museum tour at 10 a.m. Although I was the only one, the tour guide was very professional and explained everything to me patiently in Mandarin. I... More 

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Kaohsiung, Kao-hsiung, Taiwan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

The Kaohsiung Museum of History is good for an hour or two if you are in the area. It has a few exhibits that change regularly. The main exhibits are on the second floor. The most memorable exhibit details the 228 incident which is a vital part of modern Taiwanese history. If you want to understand it, the best thing... More 

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Kaohsiung, Kao-hsiung, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

if you like to learn more about ancient history related things, here is the place... a lot of ancient remainings you can see in this place.

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Additional Information about Kaohsiung Museums of History

Address: No.272 Zhongzheng Si Road, Yangcheng District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Phone Number: 07-5312560
Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Kaohsiung
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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