Hualien County Stone Sculptural Museum

The Hualien County Stone Sculptural Museum (Chinese: 花蓮縣石雕博物館; pinyin: Huālián Xiàn Shídiāo Bówùguǎn) is a museum of stone sculpture in Hualien City, Hualien County, Taiwan.

Hualien County Stone Sculptural Museum
花蓮縣石雕博物館
Established2001
LocationHualien City, Hualien County, Taiwan
Coordinates23°59′22″N 121°37′42″E / 23.98944°N 121.62833°E / 23.98944; 121.62833Coordinates: 23°59′22″N 121°37′42″E / 23.98944°N 121.62833°E / 23.98944; 121.62833
TypeMuseum
Websitestone.hccc.gov.tw (in Chinese)

HistoryEdit

The museum was opened in 2001 as the first stone sculpture museum in Taiwan.[1]

ArchitectureEdit

The museum is a two-story building constructed with Shimizu form work and piled stones. The building has a modern architecture with high ceilings. The museum building also hosts the head office of Hualien County Cultural Affairs Bureau.

ExhibitionsEdit

The museum includes the following exhibition areas:[2]

  • Collection area
  • Exhibition area
  • Modern stone sculpturing area
  • Traditional stone sculpturing area
  • Video and audio area

TransportationEdit

The museum is accessible by bus from Hualien Station of Taiwan Railways.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History". Hualien County Stone Sculpture Museum. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Attractions". Hualien City Office. Retrieved 10 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Location". Hualien County Stone Sculptural Museum. Retrieved 26 September 2017.