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National Museum of Taiwan History

The National Museum of Taiwan History (NMTH; Chinese: 國立臺灣歷史博物館; pinyin: Guólì Táiwān Lìshǐ Bówùguǎn) is a museum in Annan District, Tainan, Taiwan, covering the history of the island nation of Taiwan and its associated islands.

National Museum of Taiwan History
國立臺灣歷史博物館
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Established29 October 2011
LocationAnnan, Tainan, Taiwan
Coordinates23°03′30.3″N 120°14′05.5″E / 23.058417°N 120.234861°E / 23.058417; 120.234861Coordinates: 23°03′30.3″N 120°14′05.5″E / 23.058417°N 120.234861°E / 23.058417; 120.234861
TypeMuseum
Collection size60,000 artifacts
DirectorMargaret Wang (王長華)
Websitenmth.gov.tw

HistoryEdit

The museum was originally planned to be opened in 2008, but it was instead opened in 2011 after 12 years of preparation.[1]

ExhibitionsEdit

The museum contains 60,000 artifacts spanning the Aboriginal, Dutch, Spanish, Chinese, British, and Japanese influences on Taiwan.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tsai, June (25 October 2011). "Taiwan history museum to open in Tainan City". Taiwan Today. Retrieved 14 February 2019.

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