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. Put 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Taichung online journey planner .
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  • October 5, 2017
    921 earthquake education Park area by the Taichung Museum of Science Museum 營 operation management, internal management is great, retained a lot of symptoms immediately after the earthquake, and the same time is now in a good way, both children and adults want to feel shocked, both fun and education can correspond in good point!
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  • October 2, 2017
    Here retained the 921 earthquake 損 Huai school model courses look after seeing just can't help but think that I had experience over, the powerful of nature's forces cannot, let people understand and thought to when time stub Vandalism with the power of the earthquake.
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  • September 23, 2017
    Taiwan held has preserved this space in the State or put to it by the earthquake of September 21, 1999. In a few seconds. 40 for the main tremor of a magnitude of 7.3 on the Richter scale, tens of thousands of families found themselves without accommodation. The death toll amounted to some 2,000 dead. The Museum is dedicated to them, and explains not only the reasons for this earthquake, but also what has to do with plate tectonics in General, and quite a fun way to get kids interested. It has also explained the measures that are being taken in all the modern buildings in Taiwan in order to protect the most of other events of this type.
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