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National Museum of Natural Science

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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.

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
TEL:
+886-4-2322-6940
Address:
No.1, Guanqian Rd., North District, Taichung City
Longitude/Latitude:
120.666056/24.156071
Web:
National Museum of Natural Science Links
Transportation:

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 Science

Public:

TRA Taichung Station → Taichung City Bus (No. 71, 83, or 88) to National Museum of Natural Science

Open 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.

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