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. Make Kaohsiung Museums of History a centerpiece of your Kaohsiung vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kaohsiung itinerary planner.
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  • May 17, 2017
    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 »
  • May 16, 2017
    Kaohsiung Museum of historical obscurities are Kaohsiung Office time period of Japanese rule, why Kaohsiung City Government changed after the Japanese retreat, the same time the 228 incident in one of the most important histories of fully furnished apartments located in Kaohsiung. Although the equivalent of natural history museum is small, only two coating/f open participant views, but is probably the most notable bibkn to the 228 incident as the Central bibkn of the natural history museum, I'm 灣 Hobby friends ying of the 228 incident this school a lot of Club Med.
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  • May 7, 2017
    This museum had very little English information. However one of the volunteers had studied in our home town and showed us around some of the exhibits. Without him we would not have spent much time the...  more »
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  • June 18, 2017
    Great experience well displayed and very informative.
  • October 16, 2016
    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.
  • July 11, 2017
    Display minim dalam English
  • August 11, 2016
    Good place to know more history about taiwan. We had good time there.
  • September 19, 2016
    4 smal exhibition rooms, no English desciptions

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