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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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  • Classic Japanese layout internally, with tatami mats in the grand hall (visitors are invited to sit and rest on the tatami mats). Just ensure no drinks or food are consumed while on the tatami mats. T...  more »
  • There was next to nothing to see at this museum, unfortunately, and prices have gone up enormously. The building is attractive enough, but it's largely just empty rooms (with a few small displays on l...  more »
  • 很多朋友我去文物馆,吃上一个午餐或者下午茶。刚好少帅餐厅没有订上位置,就到了文物馆预定了中午1点半的怀石料理套餐。到点前,先抽空游历了一下文物馆,基本上介绍的,是台湾多个民族的民族衣着。但是精彩在于文物馆有各种的主题活动,刚好遇上“佳山抓周节”,看着满月的小朋友参加抓周活动,感受到生命的源泉。 怀石料理很精致,味道也很不错。因为怀石料理本来就是体验新鲜,所以厨师都是在你用完一道菜再做一道菜,每道菜...  more »