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Chimei Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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A Gem in Tainan!

Decided to visit this museum on last day, what a wonderful way to finish a holiday in Tainan... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
albero b
Beautiful and pleasant surrounding

We came here after our visit at Ten Drum and it was late already, so we did not visit the museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bangkok, Thailand
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The collection at Chimei Museum consists mainly of Western art, musical instruments, arms and armour, animal taxidermy and fossils, exhibiting approximately 4000 items, which is about one third of the complete Chimei collection. Founder Shi...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
No 66, Sec. 2, Wenhua Rd., Tainan 71755, Taiwan
Taijiang National Park
+886 6 266 0808
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to visit this museum on last day, what a wonderful way to finish a holiday in Tainan. Would recommend to go in the afternoon for watching the sunset (around 5 p.m.). Can easily spend 2 or 3 hours, including a nice afternoon tea in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here after our visit at Ten Drum and it was late already, so we did not visit the museum. The museum carries a huge collection of Western art works and musical instruments . The museum was built by Chimei Company and donated to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As an avid museum fan, I am ashamed that this museum is not on my list until my Taiwan driver/guide recommended me this place in Tainan. The Chimei Museum took 6 years to build and is styled in roman renaissance fashion, making it grand and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A huge place full of exhibits and huge garden. Recommend to visit after brunch or lunch as there are little cheap places for lunch nearby. Take your time in the museum exhibit and garden walks. Recommend to leave the place in the evening to see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank louiso723
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A massive collection of mostly western pieces. Including animals, musical instruments, artwork, armour, weapons, artifacts and many more. Expect to spend several hours here. A must to visit. Also outside in the park is a great place to chill or picnic

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Chimei museum in November 2018 and were pleasantly surprised. The surroundings are beautiful: large park with ponds, classical statutes and fountain. The collection is very diverse. It is most known for the large musical instruments collection. There is a large section where...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We visited Chimei Museum as part of the Pokemon Go event. As the park was overrun with Pokemon Go players, we visited the Chimei Museum. I enjoyed the Musical Instruments section very much especially with the incorporation of video technology to enhance the learning experience...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

One must remember that Taiwan’s history is very recent and began with Europeans. Only qthat way can be understood the fascination that this museum producs in local people. For an European visitor not the amount nor the overal quality of exposed art can be compared...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 388javiera
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Neoclassic palace style exterior with beautiful, rustic gardens makes this attraction an idyllic place of art appreciation, paradise peace and mindfullness relaxation. Chimei is a private museum collection of strings, arts and weaponry belonging to the Chimei enterprise corporation with associated businesses such as the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Kay L
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Seriously impressive museum with lots of bilingual interps. Although I wouldn’t give you tuppence for the stuffed animals, there is so much to like about this museum that it is easy to spend a good four or five hours there. There’s a couple of cafes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank stevekyne
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Anping District/ Annan District
Anping District is the area first developed in Taiwan.
It is also the key to Taiwan’s involvement in the
international community. The two famous historic
monuments, Anping Fort (a.k.a. Fort Zeelandia) and
Eternal Golden Castle leave behind them the traces of
international trade made by various countries. Another
historic monument that stands the test of time is Tree
House, in which beautiful stories were created along
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Paul Ashley-cri... D
5 July 2018|
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Response from Ivana O | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it's 200ntd/person But if you want to buy with the other exhibition ticket it only cost you 280ntd/person The other exhibition will change every season
26 July 2017|
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Response from LiyaW23 | Reviewed this property |
If you take H31 shuttle bus (from city center) to the direction of HSR Tainan station, you can not get off in every stop but only the HSR station. You could check out HSR's website. There are other buses in the city center... More
Daphne S
24 April 2017|
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Response from Heyheihei | Reviewed this property |
You need reservations everyday except Wednesdays.