National Museum of Natural Science As one of the most heavily attended museums in Taiwan, and one of the most attended venues in Taichung, the Museum is in the distinguished company of the National Palace Museum in Taipei and the National Science and Technology Museum in Kaohsiung. Across 22 exquisite acres, the Museum is a six-venue complex housing the Space IMAX Theater, Science Center, Life Science Hall, Human Cultures Hall (the original Chinese Science Hall), Global Environment Hall and the Botanical Garden, excluding the Earthquake Museum in Wufong. Over 30 permanent exhibit areas cover subjects on astronomy, space science, paleontology, ecology, gems and minerals, Taiwanese Aborigines, and tropical plants. Rotating special exhibits are a constant occurrence. It is also a place filled with hands-on exhibits that will delight children and adults of all ages. The Museum is also a major science learning center with over a half million school children visiting annually. Taichung City Related sites National ParkTaroko National ParkShei-Pa National ParkNational Scenic AreaTri-Mountain National Scenic Area - Lishan Scenic AreaTri-Mountain National Scenic Area AdministrationNational Forest Recreation AreaDaxueshan National Forest Recreation AreaBaxianshan National Forest Recreation AreaWuling National Forest Recreation AreaAmusement ParkLihpao LandSceneryTaichung Metropolitan ParkTaichung Folklore ParkCentral Cross-Island HighwayDongshi Forest ParkTaichung ParkGaomei WetlandsTiezhen Mountain Scenic AreaWarehouse No. 20Dongfeng Bicycle Green WayShigang ReservoirTunghai UniversityDadu River Bird SanctuaryNight Market/SnackWuqi Fisherman’s WharfDonghai International Art StreetFengjia Night MarketJingming 1st StreetZhonghua Night MarketHot SpringGuguan Hot Springs / Guguan Recreation AreaMuseum/Gallery/MemoryTaichung City Seaport Art CenterNational Museum of Natural ScienceNational Taiwan Museum of Fine ArtsLien-Chang Musical Instrument Factory (Chang, Lien-Chang Saxophone Museum)National Taichung Theater921 Earthquake Museum of TaiwanHeritage/TempleTaichung Confucius TempleHuangxi Academy（Huangxi Temple）Daijia Jenn Lann TempleFarmsFushoushan FarmHouli Horse RanchWuling FarmTourism TownDajia District, Taichung City: Matsu Culture Recommendation 53 Recommendation QR code Travel Information （Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.） TEL：+886-4-2322-6940Address：No.1, Guanqian Rd., North District, Taichung CityLongitude/Latitude：120.666056/24.156071Web：http://www.nmns.edu.tw/index_eng.htmlTransportation：Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at the Taichung Interchange → Sec. 3 to Sec. 1, Taichung Port Rd. → Jianxing Rd. → Boguan Rd. → National Museum of Natural SciencePublic：TRA Taichung Station → Taichung City Bus (No. 71, 83, or 88) to National Museum of Natural ScienceOpen Hours：The Museum and the Greenhouse are open Tuesday through Sunday, 9:00a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.Recommendation：Across 22 exquisite acres, the Museum is a six-venue complex housing the Space IMAX Theater, Science Center, Life Science Hall, Human Cultures Hall (the original Chinese Science Hall), Global Environment Hall and the Botanical Garden, excluding the Earthquake Museum in Wufong. Over 30 permanent exhibit areas cover subjects on astronomy, space science, paleontology, ecology, gems and minerals, Taiwanese Aborigines, and tropical plants.Parking Facility：Parking is available for cars in the Museum's underground garage on Situn Rd. and parking lot on Boguan Rd. Both are open 24 hours. Parking rate is NT$20 per hour for cars, NT$30 for coaches.