Museums Taiwan

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Chi-Mei Museum
The Chi-Mei Museum in Tainan, Taiwan is the private museum of the Chi-Mei Industrial Corporation. The collection is divided into five categories: Western Art (including painting, sculpture, decorative arts and period furniture); Musical Instruments; Natural History; Arms and Armor; Antiquities and Artifacts.

Formosa Plastics Group Museum
The Formosa Plastics Group Museum, located on the campus of Chang Gung University, was opened in 2004 to commemorate the 50th anniversary, where the history and culture of Taiwan’s most prominent company is displayed. There are 7 floors of display in the building, totaling 2837 pings (= 9.3786 ares= 937.86 square meters= 1121.68 square yards). Wang Yung-ching, nicknamed ‘the God of Management’ by the Japanese, is the founder of the Formosa Plastics Group (FPG), and two floors of museum space are dedicated to his life and the achievements of his company. The FPG, a US$60 billion revenue, contributes > 12% of Taiwan’s GDP in 2007.

Fuerte Santo Domingo
Fuerte Santo Domingo or Fort San Domingo was originally a wooden fort built by the Spanish in 1629 at Tamsui on the northwestern coast of Taiwan.

Kaohsiung Astronomical Museum
Kaohsiung Astronomical Museum is an astronomical museum in Kaohsiung in south-west Taiwan. established in 2000. It is located near Kangho Elementary School in the suburbs of Siaogang District.

Kaohsiung Hakka Cultural Museum
Kaohsiung Hakka Cultural Museum is a cultural museum in Kaohsiung in south-west Taiwan. It is located in Sanmin Park in Sanmin District, and set in 2645 m² of land it is dedicated to the Hakka culture, displaying artifacts. The building itself is modelled on traditional Chinese Hakka architecture with red glass and tiled rooves and its courtyard.

Kaohsiung Museum of History
Kaohsiung Museum of History is a museum located in Yancheng District in Kaohsiung and administered by the city government. The building of the museum was originally the Kaohsiung City Hall.

National Museum of Taiwan Literature
The National Museum of Taiwan Literature is a new museum located in Tainan, Taiwan. It opened in 2003. The museum researches, catalogs, preserves, and exhibits literary artifacts. As part of its multilingual, multi-ethnic focus, it holds a large collection of local works in Taiwanese, Japanese, Mandarin, and Classical Chinese.

National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
The National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium is an aquarium located on the west coast of Taiwan near Kenting.

National Museum of Natural Science
The National Museum of Natural Science is a national museum in Taichung, Taiwan. The Research and Collection Division of the museum is divided into departments for zoology, botany, geology and anthropology.


National Science and Technology Museum
National Science and Technology Museum (NSTM) is a museum of applied science and technology in Kaohsiung in south-west Taiwan. Established in November 1997 is covers 19 hectares on Chiuju Road in Sanmin District. The floor area covers 112,400 square meters, and a result claims to be the largest science museum in the whole of Asia.

Taiwanese National Museum of Prehistory
The Taiwanese National Museum of Prehistory is located in Taitung City, Taitung County, Taiwan.

National Taiwan Museum
National Taiwan Museum, established in 1908, is the oldest museum in Taiwan. It was set up by the colonial government of Japan during the Japanese rule in Taiwan. It is located in Taipei, Taiwan.

Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts is located in Gushan District, the northwestern district of Kaohsiung city. It is founded by The Kaohsiung City Government and is administrated by the Kaohsiung Bureau of Cultural Affairs since 2003. It occupies about 8.15 acres and starts using in 1994. It’s the third public arts museum in Taiwan after the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts and the Taipei Fine Arts Museum were founded.

Taipei Fine Arts Museum
The Taipei Fine Arts Museum is a museum in Taipei, Taiwan. It was established in December 24, 1983. It is also the first modern art museum. The artworks in the museum are mostly done by Taiwanese artists. There was a plan to build another art museum next to this one; however, the plan was cancelled. In 2001, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei (???????;MOCA Taipei)[1] was established in the Taipei City government old building.

Children's Museum of Taipei
The Children's Museum of Taipei is a children's museum in Taipei, Taiwan. The museum opened on December 16, 2005. The museum feature five themes: science, art, nature, culture, and toddlers' exploration.

Museum of World Religions
The Museum of World Religions is a museum in Yonghe, Taipei County, Taiwan. It was founded by the Buddhist monk Yang Chin-sheng and set up through the Ling Jiou Mountain Buddhist Foundation. The museum was opened in 2001 by Hsin Tao (??). The Taiwanese architect and educator Han Pao-teh was the first curator.

National Palace Museum
The National Palace Museum is an art gallery and museum in Taipei City, Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan containing artifacts of ancient China. It should not be confused with the Palace Museum (note the absence of the word "National"), located inside the Forbidden City in Beijing, capital of the People's Republic of China.

Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines
Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines is a museum located diagonally across from the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan. It houses exhibits relating to the cultures and histories of the Taiwanese aborigines. The aboriginal tribes live mainly in the mountainous east and south of Taiwan and have historically spoken a variety of Austronesian languages, so it was thought important to have a central location in the capital where their cultures could be on display.

Tamkang University Maritime Museum
The Tamkang University Maritime Museum is a museum on Sea Navigation located on the Campus of Tamkang University in Danshuei, a suburb of Taipei in Taiwan. The museum is located in a ship-like formed building which formerly served as a training center for future sailors on trading ships.

Miniatures Museum
The Miniatures Museum of Taiwan is the first museum to collect miniatures in Asia. The museum was founded on March 28, 1997 by Mr Lin Wen-ren and his wife. It is located in Taipei City, Taiwan. Miniatures originated within German palaces of the 16th century as tools for teaching aristocratic children, but appreciation for the art form did not pass to other parts of the world until much later during the 19th century.