Kaohsiung Museums of History, Kaohsiung

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Discover the history of the country through the exhibits of Kaohsiung Museums of History. Changing every few months, these exhibits showcase the events that took place during and after the Japanese occupation of Taiwan. The memorial to the 228 Incident represents the most visited part of the museum, dedicated to an anti-government uprising that occurred in 1947. Once a government building, the lime-green structure also includes a children's educational area. On your way out, browse through the gift shop. Plan your visit to Kaohsiung Museums of History and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kaohsiung trip maker tool .
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  • Before World War II barracks, Shimizu-gumi. Now being used as a museum. The incident happened long ago in Kaohsiung with the model, and displays a quite precise model of this building in the exhibition room was described. Old buildings are kept clean and used.
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  • The museum itself is an ancient miracle and has its own architectural features. In addition to the ancient relics, there are also exhibits of substitutes, which are interesting and thoughtful. But as a city Sboll museum, there is little sense of collection, and hope that the museum is more abundant.
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  • A small museum with a very local focus. It's hard to appreciate the exhibits and indeed the history of the museum building itself without some context, and it took me a while to figure that out from r...  more »
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  • Great experience well displayed and very informative.
  • Nice place to chill out in the heat. Some good stories of local history. But there's no way for foreigners to understand the exhibition.
  • Display minim dalam English
  • Good place to know more history about taiwan. We had good time there.
  • 4 smal exhibition rooms, no English desciptions

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