Tamsui(淡水) is a town full of history. Opened in 1858, Tamsui was the port which was first developed in northern Taiwan. Tamsui used to be called Huwei. It is a derivation from the ancient tongue "Hoba." It means the river outlet. Surrounded by mountains and rivers, the scenery in Tamsui is beautiful. It's said that when travel in a city or a town, you must understand the history first. There is a list that show you the museums in Tamsui. Hope you can understand Tamsui well then enjoy the leisure atmosphere in Tamsui.  Shihsanhang Museum of Archaeology(十三行博物館) To save northern Taiwan's artifacts…

New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum opened on November 26, 2000 and is Taiwan’s first ceramics-themed museum.The Yingge Ceramics Museum presents 200 years of ceramic techniques and folk culture in Taiwan. At the same time, the museum also has educational function with its modern technology, making it an ideal place for families to visit at leisure. This museum is not for Yingge citizens alone; it also shows how the Taiwanese have endeavored to achieve what we are today. It is a historic and cultural emblem; moreover, it is also place for the peace of mind. The 2018 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale…

If there is a place can make you be cooped up all day long in an air-conditioned room, without leaving the city, and you can see a lot of interesting exhibitions at the same time. Isn't it attractive? | White blocks next to Zhong Shan N. Road Taipei Fine Arts Museum (TFAM) was founded in 1983, as Taiwan’s first museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art, and the official art museum of the capital city.The architecture is infused with elements borrowed from traditional Chinese architecture, which are presented via the structure of piled brackets in the form of suspended corridors, that,…

Science isn't boring.Boring lesson are!Kids always think science is boring.But don't worry!Here is the place that you can make your kids find something funny on Science. Established in 1956, the National Taiwan Science Education Center (NTSEC) is the only national center for science education in the country. Originally located in Nanhai District on Nanhai Road, the NTSEC moved to its current address at No. 189, Shishang Rd., Shilin District in 2003. The National Taiwan Science Education Center is a great place to learn about science, regardless of your age. The center in loaded with high-tech facilities, including a computer classroom…

If you want to experence the mini world like Alice in Wonderland,there is the place you must go-Miniatures Museum.To step inside the Miniatures Museum is to feel as if you have grown into a giant, though in fact the world has just shrunken around you. This museum was founded by Lin Wen-jen and Lin Chin-mei, a married couple with a passion for small things. The Lins traveled the world to build up their impressive collection of fine miniatures. Works from Europe and America join local creations to present a lilliputian world big in wonder. Whimsical, wondrous and fantastically detailed are the…

Very bright, very modern, and often fun and very experimental art is showcased here. The long red-brick building dates back to the 1920s. It started life as an elementary school and then became Taipei City Hall before its current incarnation as the city's modern art museum. Well worth a visit. Bags must be checked in. Travel Info Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei [台北當代藝術館 /tái běi dāng dài yì shù guǎn ]  -Located in:Taipei, Northern Taiwan -County:Taipei City -Features:Contemporary Arts,Expos -Highly recommend to:Arts Addicts, Hipsters -Contact:+886-2-2552 3721 -Open Hours: Mon Closed Tue 10:00am-18:00pm Wed 10:00am-18:00pm Thu 10:00am-18:00pm Fri 10:00am-18:00pm Sat 10:00am-18:00pm Sun…

Home to the world's largest and arguably finest collection of Chinese art, this vast collection covers treasures in painting, calligraphy, statuary, bronzes, lacquerware, ceramics, jade and religious objects. Some of the most popular items, such as the famous jade cabbage, are always on display – although check first that it's not on loan to the southern branch in Chiayi. Given the size of the museum's collection, much is on rotation, however. The historical range at this museum is truly outstanding. Even within a single category, such as ceramics, pieces range over multiple dynasties, and even back to Neolithic times. Level 1 includes…

Call me a geek, dork, nerd or whatever else. I love museums. There’s something extremely pleasing about a well-curated selection of items with a visual and educational twist. Taipei’s National Palace Museum (Shilin MRT station) is exactly that. Browse through several rooms filled with ancient Chinese relics and artifacts to learn about China and Taiwan at the same time. BEWARE, this is a very popular destination, especially in the early afternoon hours, particularly by Chinese tourists. If you want to avoid the crowd, go around 6 pm. You’ll have a choice of 3-4 different buses to get you there. It’s…