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Taiwan Sugar Museum

No.24 Tangchang Road, Qiaonan Vil., Qiaotou District, Kaohsiung 825, Taiwan
+886 7 611 9299
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Old sugar factory in a large art-themed park

The old sugar factory is the cornerstone to this park and is fun to visit - although a little... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
loveDCA
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Seattle, Washington
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good value to visit 很值得一遊的地方

factory is pretty huge.If you like industrial and trains, this is a cool spot to visit,but there is... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
taibolee
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Hong Kong, China
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No.24 Tangchang Road, Qiaonan Vil., Qiaotou District, Kaohsiung 825, Taiwan
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+886 7 611 9299

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The old sugar factory is the cornerstone to this park and is fun to visit - although a little daunting that you can roam freely in the factory. But the whole complex offers a lot more, including additional historical buildings, a drum studio, sugar museum...More

Thank loveDCA
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

factory is pretty huge.If you like industrial and trains, this is a cool spot to visit,but there is not much English guide , but you can walking round an old train station and dock yard and there is a lot of public art,it is very...More

Thank taibolee
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

We went expecting to see the old sugar mill with information about sugar processing and the history of the sugar industry and demise. It may have been there but there was very little information in English. The people at the entrance gate were more interested...More

2  Thank Jane R
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

While it lacks the color or individual attractions of other attractions, the Sugar Industry Culture Park where the museum is located offers a tranquil setting in which to casually take in some important history. The architecture, Japanese, Taiwanese and colonial Dutch makes it enthralling, the...More

1  Thank Brian B
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

the old sugar mill and the surrounding grounds are now a museum and an art village. it's a place where you can learn a lot about taiwanese history especially during their 50 years of japanese occupation (1895-1945). apart from drumming sessions and enjoying freshly pressed...More

1  Thank blue7772013
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Note that all the plaques in the museum itself are in Chinese only. But the machinery is not really that interesting looking, I doubt it would have added much. Also, what was the weird pig ceramics shop? Make sure you rent a bicycle rather than...More

2  Thank Andy D
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

the entire factory is pretty huge!! i would strongly recommend you to rent a bicycle when you exit the ciaotou sugar factory mrt. then cycle around the sugar factory. i personally did not like the museum because the texts are written in traditional mandarin chinese....More

4  Thank Kendrick T
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

I chose to visit this place on the recommendation of Lonely Planet. Always a mistake. It's an easy metro ride on the red line north of the city centre and it's a very relaxing, free spot to visit, but hardly any of the old factory...More

3  Thank Jarko2015
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

The old factory explains and shows how the sugar was made, how to generate electricity by using the steam power generator. Cannot say it is a museum.

Thank B6502CFjennyl
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

This place was started by the Japanese in the late 1800's and continued until the seventies. It was quite interesting.

Thank BigBen56
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