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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
polapola17
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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
andrewtmarlow60
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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
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No.49 Nanhai Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
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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
Thank polapola17
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
Thank andrewtmarlow60
Reviewed June 8, 2018

While small, when I was there it was filled with really interesting stuff and I picked up some great souvenirs too!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank catherinemQ2687CP
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

It is a small museum and depends on the exhibition it is also a worthwhile visit. I brought a really good price painting there.

Date of experience: April 2018
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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.