Directions to the National Palace Museum


About the National Palace Museum

The National Palace Museum is located in Taipei and houses the world’s largest and rarest collection of traditional Chinese artifacts and historical documents. These priceless treasures include ancient Chinese paintings, bronzes, ceramics, jades, sculptures, books, and other antiquities. There are over 700,000 items on display, many of which were once housed in the Forbidden City in Beijing. The National Palace Museum truly reflects the rich cultural heritage of Chinese civilization and ancient Chinese culture. The National Palace Museum was established in 1925 and expanded and renovated in 1965. Today, it has a magnificent appearance with tiled roofs and moon gates.

How to get there

Take MRT Danshui Xinyi Line, Line 2 or Red Line, get off at “Taidai Hospital” Station, Exit No. 4, and walk for 3 to 5 minutes.

Bannan Line, Line 5 or Blue Line “Taipei Station” Exit No. 5 and walk along Guanqian Road to Xiangyang Road for about 5 minutes.

For more information, please visit the Taipei Express website.

By Bus
By bus to any of the following stops: Taiwan Museum (Quanqian Rd.), Taiwan Museum (Xiangyang Rd.), Taipei MRT Taidai Hospital Station, 3-5 minutes walk from Taipei Main Station (Zhongxiao).

For more information, please visit the Taipei Bus Information and Transportation System website.

Take UBike from MRT Taidai Hospital Station, Exit 4, get off at Gongyuan Rd. and walk 3-5 minutes.

No. 221, Section 2, Zhishan Rd., Shilin District, Taipei City

If you want to visit the National Palace Museum, the first step is to book your tickets!
If you have an online discount coupon, you can reserve and purchase tickets here.

Buy discount Tickets

【Tips】Free admission to the National Palace Museum.

The National Palace Museum is famous as a popular tourist attraction.
Normally, a ticket costs NT$250, but the following days are open free of charge.

Five days each year: New Year’s Day on January 1, Lantern Festival (January 15 on the lunar calendar), International Museum Day on May 18, World Tourism Day on September 27, and National Day on October 10.

In addition, Taiwanese nationals may enter the museum free of charge during the extended opening hours (18:30-21:00) every Friday and Saturday upon presentation of ID.

The Chinese Garden at the entrance of the Museum can be entered for free with an admission ticket stub.
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