Information about Taiwan: Taiwan is a state in East Asia. Neighbors include the People’s Republic of China (PRC, commonly known as “China”) to the west, Japan to the northeast, and the Philippines to the south. Taiwan is the most populous state that is not a member of the United Nations, and the one with the largest economy. Read More...

Museums & Heritage

The National Palace Museum is located in Shilin, Taipei, Taiwan. It has a permanent collection of nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient Chinese imperial artifacts and artworks, making it one of the largest of its type in the world.

The National Taiwan Museum, established in 1908, is the oldest museum in Taiwan. It was founded by the colonial government during Taiwan’s period of Japanese rule. The museum is located in Zhongzheng District, Taipei.

The Taipei Fine Arts Museum is a museum in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is in the Taipei Expo Park. The museum first opened on August 8, 1983, at the former site of the United States Taiwan Defense Command.

The National Museum of History is located in the Nanhai Academy in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan and exhibits Taiwanese historical items.

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 Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.

The Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines is a museum located just 200 metres diagonally across from the National Palace Museum in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.

The Taipei Astronomical Museum is a museum in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum took over the responsibilities of the Taipei City Observatory. The dome at the museum consists of geometrically identical pieces.

The Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts is located in Gushan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It was founded by the Kaohsiung City Government and has been administrated by the Kaohsiung Bureau of Cultural Affairs since 2003.

The National Museum of Taiwan History is a museum in Annan District, Tainan, Taiwan, covering the history of the island nation of Taiwan and its associated islands.

The Suho Paper Memorial Museum is a museum in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.

The Chimei Museum is a private museum established in 1992 by the Chi Mei Corporation in Rende District, Tainan, Taiwan.

The Evergreen Maritime Museum is a maritime museum in Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan.

The New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum is a museum presenting ceramics located in Yingge District, New Taipei, Taiwan.

The Postal Museum is a museum located on Nanhai Street in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan.

The Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei is a museum of contemporary art, located in Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan.

The National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium is an aquarium located on the southern coast of Taiwan near Kenting in Checheng Township, Pingtung County, Taiwan.

The National Museum of Taiwan Literature is a museum located in Tainan, Taiwan. It opened in 2003. The museum researches, catalogs, preserves, and exhibits literary artifacts.

The National Science and Technology Museum is a museum of applied science and technology in Sanmin District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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