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National Museum of History, Taipei

Categories: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.2/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
The imposing Ming- and Qing-style structure of National Museum of History houses a wealth of Chinese historical artifacts and artworks. Established in 1956, the museum covers four stories, across which you'll find collections that date all the way back to the Neolithic period, through the ancient dynasties of China, and up to the contemporary era. Aside from the Chinese displays, look out for special exhibitions of relics from around the world. Most exhibits' explanations come in Chinese only, but you can arrange a guided tour in English. Use our Taipei tour planner to arrange your visit to National Museum of History and other attractions in Taipei.
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  • An infrequent Museum, the perhaps less exceptional objects that those of the Palace of emperors, they come from temples, some were everyday objects. Neolithic pottery are beautiful, the funerary objects are interesting. The windows are well lit, well put, signs in Chinese and English well designed objects to the visitor's understanding of the content of the windows. I told you about the 3rd floor, other floor are devoted to temporary exhibitions of modern art, photo etc. In addition the Museum offers free wifi and a tea room giving on the lotus pond, you can enjoy tea, pastries or have lunch in peace.
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  • My parents and I enjoyed our visit to this museum. We were very impressed with the docent we happened upon. Her knowledge of the featured exhibit was impressive, and she was quite animated. The lotus ...  read more »
  • So-so in the museum itself, the NPM to wow or amount is not. Cheaper prices (30 yuan), and good because fewer people watch silently. Student's field trip? With so much had come to learn, is kind of funny. Best view from a cafe located in? Spread on a clean pond, also at lunch was provided with Lotus the Lotus Flower (and I think it was written) soup with Lotus flowers that open in the soup and clean.
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  • Nice exhibit collections. Could easily spend a good part of a day here. Café overlooks the lake which is a quiet and tranquil place for a break.
  • This museum is situated right at the Botanical Garden of Taipei and very close to Xiaonanmen Station. Both are great visits and due to their size finishable within about 3 hours or maybe less. A great combination of nature, history & art. The beautiful museum building has interesting exhibitions covering historical findings to contemporary art. Further it offers a small cafe with a wonderful view onto the Botanical Garden's Lotus Pond. Big recommendation!
  • People normally come to this area in order to either visit Taipei Botanical Garden or attend special exhibition on this museum. It would be better doing both at one trip to here because both activities are good to your health and brain.
  • A small history museum in Taipei city. Worthy to take a look because the transportation is convenient. There are always exhibitions about history.
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