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National Museum of Taiwan Literature, Tainan
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Learn about the literature of Taiwan and its many writers by visiting National Museum of Taiwan Literature, offering a glimpse into the writings of all the native novelists and poets with displays of old manuscripts. Since the museum has a multi-national focus, artifacts come in Taiwanese, Japanese, Classic Chinese, and Mandarin. You'll even find a childrens department to take the kids to, so they don't lose interest. Permenant and temporary art exhibitions also offer the chance to learn more about the arts and culture of each country. Arrange your visit to National Museum of Taiwan Literature and discover more family-friendly attractions in Tainan using our Tainan itinerary planner.
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  • National Taiwan Museum of brick in the maintenance made in Japan rule age old one State Agency buildings, can be visited free of charge. As well as the literary work itself is located in gotae.
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  • Even if we don't understand the Chinese, the building is an interesting architectural example and the children's section seems well designed.
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  • 原本預計半天可將此館逛完,下午剛好有''讀劇''活動,國小生真摯的表演感動人心。場內文學作品讓人流連往返,喜愛文學的朋友,可安排充裕時間駐足。 
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  • Despite it being a museum of Taiwanese literature, it's certainly worth a visit for English speakers. Most displays offer a bilingual description of the fascinating history behind the various stories and types of literature. The entire building is also a really cool visit to see the architecture. Many sections of the modern restorations are cut away so that a visitor may view into the history of the building. If you're looking for a place to write or read, directly across from the gift store are a series of tables. After visiting all of thee exhibits one can't help but be urged to reflect, and this area was perfect for it. Many people were also there, students studying and writing, all in complete silence. It was almost a magical experience writing there. Certainly worth the trip alone if you're a writer. Overall, it's great stop in an area not usually famed for its tourist destinations, and it's close to so many other great attractions so you can easily make a full and worthwhile day around the area.
  • Kinda freat place to visit... surrounded by some other hiatorixal buildings, in add, you can go bu biking or even walkin
  • Modern museum in a historical building. Interesting, bilingual (most of them) exhibitions and putting an effort to encourage children to read more - they had a special reading room for children and interactive exhibition for them. There is also cafe in the building. Free entrance.
  • I think now it is called 国立文学博物馆. It is a small museum introducing Taiwan literature. If you are interested in Taiwan's history, I highly recommend you to go there to understand Taiwan from the perspective of literature. Many books from the original residents tell different version of Taiwan history. Very interesting to read them.
  • Very fancy. If not for the literature then the interior of the museum is very interesting!