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921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan, Taichung
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Witness the preserved ruin left in the wake of the 1999 earthquake at 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan, and learn about the mechanics of this mighty natural phenomenon. Set on the grounds of the former Guangfu Junior High School, the government preserved the facility's collapsed buildings and buckled athletics field, constructing a modern museum around the carnage. Exploring the site, you'll get a real sense of the scale of the earthquake's power and have the opportunity to glean information on how the events of '99 unfurled. You'll also learn about the early warning systems available, and how the people here went about rebuilding their lives after the disaster. Our Taichung trip itinerary builder makes visiting 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan and other Taichung attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Understand the theory behind an earthquake, and the clever engineering implementation onto sturctures to reduce damage during the disaster. Highly recommend for family as it provides plenty of interac...  more »
  • We landed in Taipei, than take a bus from Taipei main station, buy Ubus ticket at the counter, 15mins every trip, easy and fast. Stop at Taichung main train station and also bus station, we stay in Th...  more »
  • If you are in central Taiwan, you should definitely visit this museum. The museum is about 30 minutes drive from Taichung. The entry fee is NT $50 for adults. If you arrive before 10 am on Wednesday, ...  more »