National Palace Museum

Local name國立故宮博物院
LocationShilin District, Taipei, Taiwan

The National Palace Museum, located in Taipei and Taibao, Chiayi County, Taiwan, has a permanent collection of nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient Chinese imperial artifacts and artworks, making it one of the largest of its type in the world. The collection encompasses 8,000 years of history of Chinese art from the Neolithic age to the modern. Most of the collection are high quality pieces collected by China's emperors. The National Palace Museum shares its roots with the Palace Museum in the Forbidden City, whose extensive collection of artwork and artifacts were built upon the imperial collections of the Ming and Qing dynasties.

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Opening hours

For opening hours of the other parts of the museum, please check the official website.


General admission:
Adults: TWD 350
Students: TWD 150
Children (school age), disabled: Free
Seniors 65+: TWD 75

Zhinshan Garden: TWD 20

Children's Gallery: open to children from 5 to 12 years of age who must be accompanied by adults. Admission is free.

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +886 2 2881 2021

Address No.221, Sec. 2, Zhishan Rd., Shilin Dist., Taipei City 11143, Taiwan

Coordinates 25°6'4.272" N 121°32'55.961" E

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