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Well-managed museum

We spent 3 hours there and think that it is worth 300TWD fee. They have several sections and are... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Bangkok, Thailand
Great way to immerse in Taiwan Culture

I had some time before my late-evening flight and spend a good four-hours enjoying the rich history... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
Chichester, United Kingdom
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National Museum of History began operation in 1955. For more than six decades, we have been working to provide the most updated and innovative service. Beginning on 2 July 2018, the Museum will be closed for a complete overhaul for about three...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
No.49 Nanhai Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
+886 2 2361 0270
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Reviewed 4 days ago

All in all, it's a great place to see more about Taiwanese and Han history. It was interesting how what you saw was a mere fraction of what's in storage, attesting to how rich the history is. Heck, you even saw the origins of how...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Conan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well organised with headphones which connect to your guide if you choose to have one. Could easily get lost within the crowded halls. Our guide was , for me a little too enthusiastic about the wonderful porcelain and explained every minute detail. Despite this it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

We spent 3 hours there and think that it is worth 300TWD fee. They have several sections and are divided into 3 floors. There're so many precious antiques for you to see and learn from the past generations. Pretty cool place.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

I was in the area and thought I would visit this place as it had been highly recommended. The sign outside says from July 2018 it's closed for 3 years :-(

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Northerener100
Reviewed October 24, 2018

After walking a long distance to visit the National Museum of History today, I found that it was closed. I had even checked with Google this morning and they said it was open at 10:00 but when I arrived I found that it had closed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

excellent collection to showcase culture. big place, clean, awesome, kind to seniors and those with disabilities

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

It is definitely a must place to visit while in Taipei. The museum has great facility for visitor to enjoy and witness Chinese history aged as early as year 200 something.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Derix S
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Unable to visit unless time travel is discovered. After wasted time and great discomfiture we arrived to see a notice to the effect that it reopens 2years hence.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Victoria K
Reviewed July 17, 2018

I saw several exhibition in this museum, always well displayed and varied. looking forward to the next shows.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank El K
Reviewed June 16, 2018

I had some time before my late-evening flight and spend a good four-hours enjoying the rich history of Taiwan and the many exhibits that the museum provides to a curious visitor.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Karen C
August 19, 2017|
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Response from cran | Reviewed this property |
General admission is $30NT which is well worth it.
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Postal Musem in Taipei - good or bad? (5 Replies)
Hi, I read about it in the travel book but I wonder if it is worth a trip to this Postal museum in Taipei or not? It is near National Museum of History. Is this postal museum containing many stamp collections or what? I am just wondering if it is worth to spend 2 or 3 hours to tour this museum or not, that's all. Many thanks for the feedback/review.
April 28, 2009|
Response frommariatan|
It will make more sense to spend 2-3 hr in the Museum of History , then make a detour to the postal museum, I think one hr max would be more than enough.