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Hsinchu Municipal Glass Art Museum, Hsinchu

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Learn about the history of glass in the region at Hsinchu Municipal Glass Art Museum. Originally built in 1936, the two-story museum was originally used as a lodge by the Japanese royal family and government officials. It retains much of its European architectural style, particularly the foyer's classical image and exposed bricks on the southeastern side of the building. Head inside to find glass exhibitions, or learn about glass blowing as you engage in the museum's workshop. Use our Hsinchu travel itinerary planner to add Hsinchu Municipal Glass Art Museum and other attractions to your Hsinchu vacation plans.
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TripAdvisor
  • This city is known for its glass blowing and glass art. There is no better way to see you then at this Museum. Make sure you check out the glass jail cell.  more »
  • The place is small with some nice Japanese glass lamp shades. I visited the museum on a cold rainy day so it was okay, I wouldn't book a tour specially to see the place. 30 minutes are enough to see a...  more »
  • This is a small building next to the Zoo. Has two floors with no elevator that I could find so disabled or elderly may have some difficulty with the stairs. The Japanese lampshades were very nice and ...  more »
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  • Very interesting place. You can see all glass collection from all over Taiwan. You can also see the glass making process. Besides you can enjoy the park near this museum.
  • The building is from Japan period, very well maintenance. The exhibition is okay. There's a glass studio that you can attend glass making class.
  • Closed for renovation, but had to show up to find that out
  • Cute, small and cheap. Not too exciting.
  • Ok