Located in Taipei City, the National Palace Museum displays the world’s greatest and rarest collection of traditional Chinese art crafts and historical documents. These priceless treasures include ancient Chinese paintings, archeological remains of bronze weapons, ceramics, jade, sculptures, books and other antiques. With more than 700,000 items on display, many of which once belong in Beijing’s Forbidden City. The National Palace Museum truly reflects the rich cultural heritage of Chinese civilization and ancient Chinese culture.
The National Palace Museum was established in 1925 and was expanded and remodeled in 1965. The museum now has a magnificent exterior with tile roofs and moon gates. The National Palace Museum is currently a major guardian of the Chinese artifacts and Chinese cultural items in Taiwan tour.
The National Palace Museum provides guided tours in 7 different languages, namely English, Chinese, French, German, Spanish, and Korean. Various researches, speeches, and tours are being held regularly at the museum. It has also published 130 types of magazines, periodicals, pictures, etc. to facilitate and enhance the propagation of Chinese tradition and culture.
The National Palace Museum is an extremely popular tour site for foreigners who visit Taipei. Be sure to visit the National Palace Museum during your Taiwan travel! It is a place you wouldn’t want to miss!
Chinese, English, and French guides are provided without any charges.
Chinese tour: 9.30 am, 2.30 pm
English tour: 10 am, 3 pm
French tour: twice a week.
Please contact the Information Counter at 886-2-881-2021 extension 292.
Visit vouchers: NT$160
Group visits: NT$120 per person (minimum 10 people with identification)
Army, police, student special fare: NT$80 (with identification)
Retired veterans and civil servants, elderly, handicapped, children under school age: free admission with proper identification.
National Palace Museum
Opening hours: All year, from 9 am to 5 pm.
Address: No.221, Sec.2, Jhihshan Rd., Shihlin District, Taipei City, Taiwan
*Note: Tour information provided above may need to be updated.
No.221, Sec. 2, Jhihshan, Shihlin District, Taipei City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
All year, from 9 am to 5 pm
1. From National Highway No.1(國道一號), exit Binjiang offramp(濱江交流道), turn left to across Dazhi bridge(大直橋) and turn right after Ziqiang Tunnel(自強隧道)
2. From National Highway No.1(國道一號), exit Neihu offramp(內湖交流道), turn left on to Neihu Rd sect.1(內湖路一段) by express way(快速道路), turn right after Ziqiang Tunnel(自強隧道) to museum
1. Bus route mini 18(小18), mini 19(小19), red 30(紅30), 213, 255, 304 Chengde line(304承德線), 304 Chongching line(304重慶線) to museum directly
1. Take MRT Danshui line(捷運淡水線) to Shilin Station(士林捷運站), transfer bus route 255, 304 Chengde line(304承德線), 304 Chongching line(304重慶線), mini 19(小19), red 30(紅30) to museum