Opening Times
Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays  9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed on National Holidays, Election Days and Long Holiday Weekends (information listed on the museum's website shall prevail).  
Starting from Sunday 9th April 2017, the museum is open on Sundays, too. Our regular opening times are now Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Year 2017 Closing Schedule
Jan. 27th (Fri.) - Feb. 1st (Wed.)    Chinese New Year Holiday
Feb. 25th (Sat.) Peace Memorial Day Holiday Weekend
April 1st (Sat.)Children's Day and Tomb Sweeping Day Holiday Weekend
May 27th (Sat.) and 28th (Sun.)Dragon Boat Festival Holiday Weekend
Oct. 4th (Wed.)Mid-Autumn Festival
Oct. 7th (Sat.) and 8th (Sun.)National Day Holiday Weekend
Dec. 30th (Sat.) and 31st (Sun.)New Year Holiday Weekend

Museum Preview



Free of Charge

  1. Free Wi-Fi is available in the museum.
  2. Audio guides are available in the museum for smartphone users.
  3. Lockers are available at the lobby of the museum.
  4. Museum guide kiosks on the 1st floor and 2nd floor.
  5. Guided Group Tour: Available by reservation only. Please make a reservation by using telephone or e-mail two weeks in advance. Tours are conducted in Chinese and English only.
  6. Access ramp and elevators for wheelchair users and other visitors with mobility impairments.
  7. AED (Automatic External Defribillators) is located at the entrance.

Museum policy
  • Please do not smoke, eat, or drink in the museum.
  • Please do not bring pets or dangerous goods into the museum.
  •   If you wish to take photographs in the museum, please turn off flash and do not use selfie stick.
  • For the safety of yourself and other guests, running, chasing, jumping, and tapping on glasses are prohibited.
  • The temperature in the exhibition hall is kept at around 20(68). It is therefore suggested that visitors dress accordingly.
  • The museum reserves the right to restrict the number of visitors attending at any one time.
  • There are human skulls being exhibited on the 1st floor. Please avoid the display if you are not comfortable with such contents.
  • In the event of an emergency, please follow the instructions of the museum staff and leave the museum in an orderly manner.

Museum of the Institute of History and Philology
130 Section 2, Academia Road, Nangang, Taipei, 11529, Taiwan
Telephone:886-2- 2652-3180
Fax:886-2- 2786-8834