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Chimei Museum, Tainan

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Discover one of the world's largest collections of violins at Chimei Museum, packed with artworks, music instruments, artifacts of warfare, and natural history displays. Those with an interest in military history flock to the collection of ancient weapons, split up into a European and non-European exhibit. Amenities include a cafe and gift shop. Arrange your visit to Chimei Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Tainan using our Tainan tour planning website .
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  • As a member of Tainan, must go to experience it! Exotic building makes you feel in foreign. It is easy to take a lot of wonderful picture. In the museum, there are different kinds of exhibits. You can...  more »
  • First time: how to get there? Railway station either by train a station to Baoan (takes a few min), from the station out, straight, and after a few meters at the first opportunity, right, comes under the underpass through, and after a few min left the Museum. Or by bus I4, which runs from the train station to Museum; This bus goes directly in front of the Museum, he needs but almost an hour through the city to the station. The museum itself has indeed no special theme, but is rather a hodgepodge of totally different topics, really great. In the EC weapons, stuffed animals, sculpture from Rodin's school. In the OG music instruments (a Stradivarius, two violins of Amati family, etc.), religious art. In the huge outdoor area a great fountain, which is reminiscent of Greek or Roman gods. Why only 4 instead of 5 points? A ban on Photography Museum gets never full points from me, because this provision is just ridiculous.
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  • I've been trying to get involved, but the internet is a second kill, because of the need for tickets, so this time only to visit and admire, the occupation is very wide, imitation of the European style of architecture, very strange flavor.
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  • This Museum offers variety of subjects all Under One Roof. It has a nice mix of everything including natural history, art, music and civilization. It may not have as many things as the New York Natural History Museum or the Metropolitan Museum of Art but I think you will have a very satisfying vist and and maybe learn a few things..
  • Great place to visit😆 specially those who like museum and history.U can see and learn about histories of painting, weapon, animals, music, etc.Don't miss the Origami Center, it very interesting part. Excellent service from their Guides👍. Camera not allow in here.
  • Amazing museum. A must visit POI, you will never regret for coming here. Pay attention to every sculpture's story, especially Rodin's gallery.
  • This is the most impressive private museum I have ever been to. Aside from the huge animal collection, I especially enjoy the weapons collection. The set up for the orchestra/musical instruments exhibit is brilliant so definitely check it out. At every hour there is a 5-minute recorded performance (different song each time) so I would recommend checking the time table. The site is gorgeous. I saw a lot of couples taking their wedding photos outside.
  • Is unbelieable that they keep millions years back history & art works so beautiful where you can find another piece in the world..

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