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National Palace Museum

No.221, Sec.2, Zhishan Rd, Shilin Dist, Taipei 11143, Taiwan
+886 2 2881 2021
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This extraordinary collection of historic art treasures, fascinating for its depth and breadth, has miraculously escaped destruction over hundreds of years. Some pieces date back to the tenth century.
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  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
No.221, Sec.2, Zhishan Rd, Shilin Dist, Taipei 11143, Taiwan
Shihlin District
+886 2 2881 2021
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the National Palace Museum as a family in January'18. It was our first time there and was told that it was a 'must do' - so despite the rain, we made our way there - and we were not disappointed! It is a relative...More

Thank ATKA166
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of Chinese treasures in this museum which is ranked among top4 Museum position in the world!

Thank Teddy-DP8389TW
Reviewed 3 days ago

there is so much great art, nicely displayed, in this museum. we were there 3 hours and didn't really see everything.

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Haven't visited for more than a Decade. The building is the same 3 big floors. Exhibits updated and particularly good Emperor Qianlong Collection from late 1700's. Staff friendly and helpful. Adult pricing is US$12 so very fair. BUT get ready for crowds and queues as...More

Thank LHOVancouver
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Its a great place. Security is on point. Lots of interactive activities. However I felt that NT$150 for an audio guide is a ripped off. Will I revisit? - maybe :)

Thank Grace C
Reviewed 4 days ago

The National Palace Museum was wonderful place of my 6 days trip to Taiwan and Hongkong. It was great introduction to my trip. And there were lots or relics from old, like AD477, BCE etc. I could spend whole day here but we had limited...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

It is an experience going to the National Palace Museum. It is a very large building of Chinese architecture on three levels and houses the most amazing collection of Chinese treasures in the world. I caught the MRT to Shillin, then a bus outside the...More

Thank lynlcee
Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum is one of the best 4 in the world, houses over 700,000 collection, impossible to see it in a few hours, so chose what you are interested in and visit that, I saw the ceramic collection, it was very interesting

Thank CKIM
Reviewed 1 week ago

a good museum. There are many things to see. The Cabbage and Meat Loaf had a big queue to see. we were told it is crowded most of time. Must visit.

1  Thank RAVI11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although there seemed to be quite a number of potentially very interesting pieces here, the value of many was somewhat lost on me. A great stop if you are well into and a fan of China history, which I was not. The audio too was...More

1  Thank Weissgunn
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Adrian P
25 October 2017|
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Response from Petrus C | Reviewed this property |
Normally starts crowding up in the morning but get better late morning. Tuesday should be a good day to go! Ok
15 August 2017|
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Response from MKB1701 | Reviewed this property |
As the reviewer above eloquently stated, it depends on your preferences. The exhibits are world-class, there are plenty of places to rest and/or relieve oneself, and there's a good cafe if you like to break up your visit. My... More
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8 August 2017|
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Response from MKB1701 | Reviewed this property |
Open every day. I'd avoid it on the weekends though as it was positively packed on a Thursday morning.