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National Palace Museum

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This extraordinary collection of historic art treasures, fascinating for its depth and breadth, has miraculously escaped destruction over hundreds of years. Some pieces date back to the tenth century.
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No.221, Sec.2, Zhishan Rd, Shilin Dist, Taipei 11143, Taiwan
+886 2 2881 2021
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I really enjoyed this spot. Many Chinese historical artifacts, great porcelain collection along with , bronze age artifacts.

Reviewed 2 days ago

The size and stature of this building is incredible - this building is a credit to Taiwan. Visited as part of a city tour (group of 10). Our guide concentrated on the jade and bronze areas of the museum so we did not get to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are keen in museum or Chinese culture, this is a must-go. You may take Bus 304 outside QSquare if you are around Taipei Main Station, or you can take to Shilin MRT and take bus 815 or R30. The exhibits are well categorised...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Everywhere in Taipei (at least tourist areas) can be traveled without speaking a word of Mandarin. There are signs in English everywhere and people are very friendly. The admission ticket to National Palace Museum is NT$350/person (about USD $11.70 approx). You have to purchase the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I liked very much the jade exposition. Generally, the museum shows a great overview of chinese history of art, porcelaine, jade, calligraphy, books etc... The only negative is, that the way of presenting is a bit old fashion...

1  Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be prepared to spend approximately 3 to 5 hours (inclusive of lunch break - excellent local Taiwanese foods which is located beside the museum) tour around the museum. One of the best and finest museum in the world for artifacts and collections of Chinese history....More

2  Thank MichaelTTS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday and were surprised on how few people were visiting. The Museum is difficult at times to navigate and understand. They do have tours and highly recommend a English speaking guide to enjoy. The outdoor gardens were my favorite for an...More

2  Thank xilouie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing collection of art across the region and periods. I especially enjoyed the scrolls and pottery

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took advantage of the morning free English tour, which was excellent, only one other person in the group. It lasted 90 minutes.The collections have very good english signs. the air conditioning is excellent.We had a refreshing bubble iced latte at the 1st floor cafe...More

1  Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a lot to see, including a very nice collection of handsome royal cars from the early days. Each floor has a set of ink stamps that kids can use to create their own souvenir memento booklet, which was a nice touch to keep...More

1  Thank AnAceBuyer_007
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Response from olympicoscar | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we took some pictures outside of the museum.