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Beitou Museum, Taipei

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The Beitou Museum or sometimes called Taiwan Folk Arts Museum is a museum in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan.HistoryThe museum building was originally built in 1921 as Kazan Hotel, the best hot spring hotel during the Japanese rule. After handover of Taiwan to the Republic of China (ROC), the ROC Ministry of Foreign Affairs took over the building and converted it into dormitory. It was then later be given the name Old Moon Manor due to its use as the set for a traditional costume drama. The building was subsequently taken over by the museum founder and established the Taiwan Folk Art and Antique House, dedicated to preserving folk relics and aboriginal art from earlier times. The name was later changed to Beitou Museum until now.In 1998, the museum building was designated a historic site by the Taipei City Government. Restoration was made to the building starting 2002 for five years and the building was reopened to the public in 2008.Exhibitions Taiwan Folk Art Taiwan Aboriginal Art Early Clothing and Textiles of TaiwanTransportationThe museum is accessible within walking distance east from Xinbeitou Station of the Taipei Metro.
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  • 空間不大,自己走馬看花大概十分鐘就看完,如果有時間一定要聽導覽,才能比較徹底地了解這棟建築的歷史,和裡面的設備與意涵  more »
  • Baden-Powell Museum dice (Beitou Museum) are located before serving hot springs. We can arrange the images in the history of the hot springs in the area, visit free:) lol.
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  • This is another small Japanese style building. It is pretty small but nice to view. The best way to visit this museum is to have a japanese lunch meal here.  more »