Exploring The Stunning National Palace Museum in Taipei

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The National Palace Museum is an extremely famous tour site for foreigners who visit Taipei, it’s also
a popular destination for school trips. The extensive collection of artwork and artifacts are the world’s best known cultural heritage. Those artworks and artifacts are an important part of the co-existence of diverse cultures. After a major renovation, the museum not only exhibit its collection in a digitally innovative way, but it also has a new “Mobile Museum” for students to learn more about the artwork. For example, they have the new orientation gallery and multimedia room, makes it easier for visitors to enjoy and appreciate the art crafts and the historical documents.

【Public Transportation】

〖MRT〗
1. Take MRT Danshui line(捷運淡水線) to Shilin Station(士林捷運站), walk straight from exit 1 for approximately one minute to get to the bus stop, transfer bus route R30(紅30), 815, 304, 300, 255, mini 19(小19),  to the museum
2. Take MRT Wenhu line (捷運文湖線) to Jianan Rd. Station(劍南路站), walk straight from exit 1 and turn right at Bei’an Rd.
(北安路) to get to the bus stop, transfer bus route B20(棕20), B7(藍7), the route to the museum is about 10 minutes long.
3. Take MRT Wenhu line (捷運文湖線) to Dazhi Station(大直站), walk straight from exit 3, you can see the bus stop at Bei’an Rd, transfer bus route B13(棕13), the route to the museum is about 10 minutes long.

Photo Credit: National Palace Museum Offical Website

〖Direct Bus〗
KKday Express has services for direct shuttle bus, select「Taipei 101 Observatory」and「The National Palace Museum」one-way transfer or round-trip transfer service, visit these two tourist attractions in one day.
Bus Schedule
Taipei 101→ National Palace Museum:11:00 / 12:00 / 13:00 / 14:00 / 15:00 / 16:00
National Palace Museum→ Taipei 101:12:00 / 13:00 / 14:00 / 15:00 / 16:00 / 17:00
Pick-up Point
Taipei 101:  Walk straight from MRT Taipei 101/World Trade Center Station exit 4, turn right at Shifu Rd. You will see the KKday direct bus stop.
National Palace Museum: The B1 direct bus stop at exhibition area I (main building)
Journey Time : Around 30 minutes.
Link For Tickets

〖Sightseeing bus〗
Taipei sightseeing bus has two special sightseeing route of Taipei City, red and blue route, it also have audio guide in five different languages on board including Chinese, Japanese, English, Korean and Thai. The Sightseeing Bus provides free Wi-Fi and USB charger, you can board and deboard the bus without time restrictions. Explore the city of Taipei easier.

   Photo Credit: KKDayexpress

Service time: 09:40~16:40
First And Destination Stations: Taipei Main Station MRT Exit 4 – National Palace Museum
Bus Stop Location: Taipei Main Station(Zhongxiao),near the M4 exit
Bus schedule: 09:40 / 10:20 / 11:00 / 11:40 / 12:20 /13:00 / 13:40 / 14:20 / 15:00 / 15:40 / 16:20 / 16:40
Sightseeing spots: Taipei Main Station >> MRT Ximen Station(Ximending)>> The Ambassador Hotel >> Tatung Company >> Taipei Fine Art Museum >> Grand Hotel >> Ming Chuan University(Shilin Night Market) >> Shilin Official Residence >> National Palace Museum

〖Drive on your own〗
Exit the Sun Yat-sen Freeway at Yuanshan IC, turn left onto the DaZhi Bridge. At the end of the bridge, take BeiAn Road and then go through the ZiQiang Tunnel. Turn right at ZhiShan Road to reach the Museum.
Location Map of the Parking Zone

Photo Credit: National Palace Museum Offical Website