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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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  • This museum is next to the hotel we were staying; so makes it convenient for us to pay a visit. It is used to be a Japanese onsen hotel, and now it hosts tea rooms (where Japanese tea ceremony can be ...  read more »
  • Although a little bit inconvenient to arrive on foot (especially in the summer when it's burning hot), the museum is a definite must-visit places in taipei. The atmosphere was just so surreal. We felt...  read more »
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