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Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines

No. 282, Sec. 2, Zhishan Rd., Shilin Dist., Taipei 11143, Taiwan
+886 2 2841 2611
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It’s a small museum that can be visited in about an hour. It’s across the road from the National... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
khuzaimi2015
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Port Dickson, Malaysia
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Loved his Museum

I'm not sure why there are only a few who are visiting this place but I really enjoyed looking... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
purplenayi
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Taguig City, Philippines
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Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines was officially opened in June 1994 as an ethnology museum that is dedicated to promoting mutual understanding between different ethnic groups, through research, preservation and exhibition of the material culture of Taiwan indigenous peoples. Through various educational activities, we hope to recall the wordless history and present the multi-cultural phases of Taiwan. The main displays of the museum introduce the natural environment of Taiwan’s indigenous peoples, their daily utensils, clothing and personal decoration, ritual objects and religious life. Films shown in the museum offer an understanding of the present conditions of the life of Taiwan indigenous peoples. Special indigenous-themed exhibitions, which are expected to be the urban window to tribal culture, are held at regular intervals in the special exhibition room located on the B1 floor.
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No. 282, Sec. 2, Zhishan Rd., Shilin Dist., Taipei 11143, Taiwan
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

It’s a small museum that can be visited in about an hour. It’s across the road from the National Palace Museum, on the left. It was interesting to know more about the aboriginal people of Taiwan. There was a short video played hourly, but it...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

I'm not sure why there are only a few who are visiting this place but I really enjoyed looking around the whole place. When we got there, only me and my friend was looking around which makes it convenient for me but it also made...More

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ShungYeMuseum, 業者 at Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Hi Purplenayi, Thank you for your positive comments on our museum. We are honored to learn that you have enjoyed your visit in our museum. For the animation on the second floor, the animation company is working on the English subtitles right now. We are...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Located next to Sun Moon Lake near Puli in Nantou state, the Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village is an amusement park connected to and accessed by the Sun Moon Lake skyway.The park is Taiwan's first suspended roller coaster and tallest free-fall ride.The aboriginal groups represented within...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

There was a particular floor I enjoyed much than the rest, the one with the animation of rain. It was a really cool presentation. They have this 3D show, but no english subtitle at all. You could also shop before you exit, they got some...More

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ShungYeMuseum, 業者 at Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi mrsshimchangmin, Thank you for letting us know that you had a nice time in our museum, especially on the 2nd floor with the animation of rain. We look forward to your visit when you come to Taiwan next time.

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

It wasn't just the lack of crowds and lines, screaming babies and shoving senior ladies encountered at the Palace Museum across the road that made this enjoyable. The story of the aboriginal Taiwanese is largely unknown and for many tourists in-interesting. But this museum demonstrates...More

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ShungYeMuseum, 業者 at Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Hi RafikiLondon, Thank you so much for your positive comment on Shung Ye Museum. We are honored to learn that you have enjoyed your visit in our museum. We will be looking forward to your next visit very soon.

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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This place is big. It has potential. But unfortunately there are too few artefacts on display. The museum shop has more stuff than the museum collection. If you are already somehow familiar with the aboriginal culture in the region absolutely don't bother. Very few pictures....More

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Relatively small compared to the very large National Museum a short distance away. Nice collection of artifacts, clothing, photos well displayed and with English explanations for the non-native speaker. Very interesting and well done presentation of the aboriginal cultures. Highly recommended.

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ShungYeMuseum, 業者 at Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Hi Rodney A, Thank you so much for your positive comment on Shung Ye Museum. We are honored to learn that you have enjoyed your visit in our museum. We will be looking forward to your next visit very soon.

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

One of our principal reasons for visiting Taiwan was to learn more about the Aboriginal tribes and this provided an excellent foundation on which we were able to build additional experiences.

1  Thank markmd
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ShungYeMuseum, 業者 at Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Hi markmd, Thank you so much for your positive comment on Shung Ye Museum. We are honored to learn that you have enjoyed your visit in our museum. We will be looking forward to your next visit very soon.

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Wonderful museum, gives a great over view of the original inhabitants of the Island. Well worth a visit

1  Thank BostonSkier
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ShungYeMuseum, 業者 at Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Hi BostonSkier, Thank you so much for your positive comment on Shung Ye Museum. We are honored to learn that you have enjoyed your visit in our museum. We will be looking forward to your next visit very soon.

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Across the street from the overcrowded National Palace Museum, the Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines is a hidden gem that showcases the true history of Taiwan. The exhibits were breathtaking and the stories were enchanting. I reckon that all visitors to Taiwan should visit...More

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ShungYeMuseum, 業者 at Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Hi riprock_music, Thank you so much for your positive comment on Shung Ye Museum. We are honored to learn that you have enjoyed your visit in our museum. We will be looking forward to your next visit very soon.

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Hi Ms. Mary L, Thank you for your inquiry. If you would like to come to Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines, please find the ways of public transportation as follows, MRT (Metro Rapid Transit): Tamsui-Xinyi Line to... More
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