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Taiwan Classifieds >SPECIAL REPORT > National Museum of Natural Science

National Museum of Natural Science

‧National Museum of Natural Science
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‧Address +<Map>
No.1, Guanqian Rd., North District, Taichung City
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‧Tel
886(04)2322-6940 ext. 398, 596, 598
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‧Opening Hours
( Refer to the introduction below.)
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‧Website
www.nmns.edu.tw/index_eng.html
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‧E-mail

 
Introduction
About National Museum of Natural Science

As one of the most heavily attended museums in Taiwan, and one of the most attended venues in Taichung, the Museum is in the distinguished company of the National Palace Museum in Taipei and the National Science and Technology Museum in Kaohsiung.
Across 22 exquisite acres, the Museum is a six-venue complex housing the Space IMAX Theater, Science Center, Life Science Hall, Human Cultures Hall (the original Chinese Science Hall), Global Environment Hall and the Botanical Garden, excluding the Earthquake Museum in Wufong. Over 30 permanent exhibit areas cover subjects on astronomy, space science, paleontology, ecology, gems and minerals, Taiwanese Aborigines, and tropical plants. Rotating special exhibits are a constant occurrence. It is also a place filled with hands-on exhibits that will delight children and adults of all ages. The Museum is also a major science learning center with over a half million school children visiting annually.

Notice

  1. The Museum and the Greenhouse are open Tuesday through Sunday, 9:00a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m. 
  2. The Museum and the Greenhouse are closed Mondays (national holidays excluded) and Chinese New Year holidays. 
  3. The Botanical Garden’s Grounds remains open till 10:00 p.m. 
  4. The Greenhouse extends its opening time till 6:00 p.m. on weekends and holidays from February through October. 
  5. Ticket hours are 8:50 a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m. 
  6. Last admission to the Museum and the Greenhouse is 5:00 p.m. 
  7. The Museum shops are open while the Museum is open, 9:00a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m. 
  8. The showtimes for the theaters are quite different. Please see our Theaters page.

If the information you need doesn't fall within any of the categories listed above, or your question could not be answered by any of the preceding information, please call (04) 2322-6940 to speak with a Museum operator.

*To contact the NMNS, please go to this page http://www.nmns.edu.tw/nmns_eng/index/ContactUs.htm

Traffic Info.

By Car
1) Freeway 1 → Exit at the Zhonggang Interchange → Go straight Zhonggang Rd.

2) Freeway 1 → Exit at the Zhongqing Interchange → Zhongqing Rd. → Daya Rd. → Jianxing Rd.

3) Freeway 3 → Exit at the Kuaiguan Interchange → Exit at the Zhongzhang Expressway Wuquan W. Rd. Exit → Wenxin Rd. → Zhonggang Rd.

4) Freeway 3 → Exit at the Kuaiguan Interchange → Exit at the Shizheng Rd. Exit → Wenxin Rd. → Zhonggang Rd.

5) Zhongtou Exprewway → Wuquan S. Rd. → Zhongming S. Rd. → Zhonggang Rd.

6) Zhongzhang Exprewway → Exit at the Wuquan W. Rd. Exit → Wenxin Rd. → Zhonggang Rd.

7) Zhongzhang Exprewway → Exit at the Shizheng Rd. Exit → Wenxin Rd. → Zhonggang Rd.

By THSR
Take the THSR to Taichung Station and transfer to the free shuttle bus to the SOGO Department store (National Museum of Natural Science) stop.

By Bus
Take the train or the express bus to Taichung Railway Station and then change to city bus to the center.
1. Taichung Bus : Route 27, 35, 70, 71, 88, 103, 106, 146 or 147.
2. Renyou Bus : Route 22, 37, 45, 48, 72 or 125.
3. United Highway Bus : Route 77, 83.
4. Juye Bus : Any bus heading for Shalu or Dajia.