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Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum

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TEL:
+886-5-3620777
Address:
No. 888, Gugong Blvd., Taibao City, Chiayi County
Longitude/Latitude:
120.29271/23.473129
Web:
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Accessible Parking:7

Wheelchair Rentals:20

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The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum (NPMSB) is located in Taibao City, Chiayi County near THSR Chiayi Station. Other than the museum building, a man-made lake stands right in the center of the NPMSB compound. A scenic bridge crossing the southern part of the lake leads to the museum's reception hall on the second floor.

Inspired by three traditional Chinese painting styles—thick ink, "flying white" and ink wash, the NPMSB compound is divided into the sturdy space for display and archival purposes, and the fluid space for public receptions and walk-throughs. Elements of Chinese, Indian and Persian cultures are woven into a tapestry of Asian civilizations here. The museum building's two streamlined masses remind visitors of the cultural symbols of dragon, elephant and horse. In continuation of the building's dynamic style, the scenic bridge looks just like some Chinese cursive script. The bridge's rhythmic passageway seems to be encouraging visitors to enter the museum, by taking a most unique and comfortable walk.

Open Hours

Tuesday to Friday: 09:00-17:00
Weekends and National Holidays: 09:00-18:00
Closed on Mondays

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
Transportation:
  1. Nat'l Fwy 1 → Exit at the Chiayi Interchange → Prov. Hwy 18 → Gugong Blvd.
  2. Nat'l Fwy 1 → Exit at the Shuishang Interchange → County Hwy 168 → Taizi Blvd.
  3. Nat'l Fwy 3 → Prov. Hwy 82 → Exit at the Xianghe Interchange (No.14) → Sec. 2, Xuefu Rd. → County Hwy 168 → Taizi Blvd.

 

Public:
  1. Take THSR or TRA to Chiayi Station and transfer Southern Branch of the NPM Route 106 to Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum stop.
  2. Take THSR or TRA to Chiayi Station and transfer Bus Rapid Transit 7212 (Chiayi Bus) to Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum stop.
  3. Take THSR to Chiayi Station and transfer Chiayi County Bus 179 (Holiday Route) to Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum stop.

Transportation Info 

Accessible Transportation

Public:

  1. Take THSR or TRA to Chiayi Station and transfer Southern Branch of the NPM Route 106 (Please reserve low-floor buses in advance) to Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum stop.
  2. Take THSR or TRA to Chiayi Station and transfer Bus Rapid Transit 7212 (Chiayi Bus) (All buses are low-floor) to Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum stop.
  3. Take THSR to Chiayi Station and transfer Chiayi County Bus 179 (Holiday Route) (Some buses are low-floor) to Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum stop. 
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Last update time: Nov 01, 2023
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