National Museum of Natural Science

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  • Phone:+886 04 2322 6940
  • Address:No.1, Guanqian Rd., North Dist., Taichung City 404, Taiwan (R.O.C.) View on Map
The National Museum of Natural Science is located in Taichung's North District, on Guanqian Road, No.1. The museum area contains a science center, outer space theater, life sciences hall, humanities hall, earth and environmental hall, botanical garden, and more. Its mascot is a pair of dragons, created by renowned cartoonist Xiao Yanzhong. In front of Xitun Road, there's an unique landmark, the "Water Clock". Reaching 3.5 meters in height, it was manufactured by French physicists, and utilizes gravity for siphon. 
Covering an area of 4.5 hectares, the museum also covers Taiwan's low-altitude plant ecology and tropical rainforests. The exterior of the tropical rainforest exhibition area is built in a Chinese style, and is a 40 meters tall glass greenhouse. It's shaped like an insect, and is both unique and eye-catching. Every day from 19:00-21:00, a tropical rainforest light show plays. The science center features a science exploration area, outer space theater, semiconductor's world, children's science park, and outdoor activities. The life sciences hall is divided into 13 exhibits, and displays anthropology and ecological conservation of the Earth's environment. The humanities hall features the theme of world culture, such as Oceania and Taiwanese south island languages. The earth and evironmental hall includes 3-D theaters and is themed after Taiwan's natural eoclogy. The theaters include an outer space theater, 3-D theater, bird's eye view theater, and environment theater. 



Opening Hours
"Tuesday to Sunday 09:00-17:00
Friday to Saturday 09:00-18:00
Monday closed"

Ticket & Guide

"mber 4, 2016
Space Theater 3D Theater Ticketing Exhibition
(Gallery admission included) Galleries Conservatory Science Center
Adults NT$ 100 NT$ 70 NT$ 150 NT$ 100 NT$ 20 NT$ 20
Students(6+) & NT$ 120 NT$ 70
General Groups of 20+ NT$ 70 NT$ 50 NT$ 120
Museum Members NT$ 80 FREE
School Groups of 20+ NT$ 50 NT$ 30 NT$ 120 NT$ 50 NT$ 10 FREE
Labor Groups of 20+ NT$ 20
Children 6 and under FREE FREE
Seniors w/ID FREE Senior 65+ NT$ 80
Senior 70+ FREE
Disabled Citizens & Companions FREE FREE
Licensed Guides"
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By High Speed Rail

From the HSR Taichung Station, take the free shuttle bus to the SOGO Department store (National Museum of Natural Science) stop.
By Train/Bus

From the Taichung Railway Station, transfer to one of the following buses:

Taichung Bus: No. 35, 70, 71, 304, 307, 323, 324, 325
Renyeou Bus: No. 45
Green Transit: No. 48
UBus: No. 125, 301, 303, 308, 326
G-Bus: No. 305, 306
CTbus: No. 37, 302
BRT of Taichung: No. 300
For more information, please check Taichung Traffic Lines.
By Car

From the Chung Shan Highway (National Freeway 1), exit at Taichung Gang Rd. toward Taichung and continue along Taichung Gang Rd; or from the Taichung-Changhua (Zhongzhang) Expressway, exit at WuQuan W. Rd. and turn left onto WenXin Rd., and then right onto Taichung Gang Rd. to reach the museum.
By Coach

For groups traveling by coach, there are two coach drop-off points outside the Hsitun Rd. and Boguan Rd. entrances. In addition to 32 parking spaces for coaches, we also have a conditioned lounge for coach drivers to take a rest.