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Taipei Astronomical Museum 臺北市立天文科學教育館

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4 65 Reviews

Friday:09:00 - 17:00

4.4

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Introduction

The Taipei Astronomical Museum is the place to go in Taipei to learn more about the mysteries of the universe. The museum boasts Asia's biggest planetarium. Housed under a striking 35-meter diameter golden dome, the planetarium can seat 325 people and performs its wizardry over a 180-degree semicircular screen with the help of an IMAX projector and ZEISS planetarium system. Seats are inclined at 25~30 degrees to make you feel as if you are up with the stars.

First floor displays introduce ancient astronomy, the Earth, and space and science technologies. On the second floor, visitors can learn more about celestial spheres and constellations and the solar system. And telescopes, observatories the exhibits on the stars, the Milky Way and galaxies are located on the third floor. PDA guide services are also available. The top floor is occupied by two observatories and a radio telescope. The second observatory is open during the day and on Saturday nights from 19:00 to 21:00. It is also open during solar and lunar eclipses, the Chinese Valentines Day (the seventh day of the seventh lunar month), Mid-Autumn Festival, and other special astronomical days.

Information

Themes
Art and Cultural Centers Family Activities Northern Taiwan
Guiding Service
Booking
Subject
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Phone Number
+886-2-28314551
FAX
+886-2-28314405
Address
No.363, Jihe Rd., Shilin Dist., Shilin Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

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Opening Hours

Sunday 09:00 - 17:00
Monday Off day
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 20:00

Services & Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Lost and found
  • Broadcast Service
  • Locker

Transportaiton

Nearby MRT

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Shilin

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Zhishan

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  1. 0 Terrible
  2. 3 Poor
  3. 15 Average
  4. 27 Very good
  5. 20 Excellent

Traveler type

  1. 28 Families
  2. 5 Couples
  3. 14 Solo
  4. 1 Business
  5. 8 Friends
  • littlecloud22

    singapore

    Traveler type:

    En familia

    Hidden Gem

    2019-12

    Lots of interactive displays. A 4-storey museum with lots of cool displays. The entrance fees for adults is only 60NT and for children 30NT. Can spend about 3-4 hours there. There are extra complimentary sessions (in Chinese ) on the constellations in their planetarium dome on Saturday which I enjoined and learnt a lot in the short 20 mins. Saw guided tours for pri school kids on Saturday 4-5pm with hands on activity at the end for them too in December when I visited. A place for both adults and kids, for those who wants to learn more about astronomy.
  • SipsTea

    KL

    Traveler type:

    En familia

    Worth a visit

    2019-11

    This museum is next to the science museum. We only experienced the main exhibits on the first 3 floors covered by the general admission fee and we didn’t join the other optional paying attractions like watching a film about Mars in the theater. Most of the exhibits here are very interactive and informative. Interacting with them and properly reading through each of them will take a while. There are also some simulators there which are quite interesting.
  • WayneKelso

    Newcastleton, Reino Unido

    Traveler type:

    En pareja

    Astronomical Museum

    2019-07

    Seen and learned a lot at the Astronomical Museum. There are 4 floors of interactive displays, dioramas and plenty of practical effects to educate you on our world and its place in the cosmos.
  • Lisa B

    Saint Louis, Missouri

    Traveler type:

    En familia

    Perfect for kids

    2019-05

    This was a great place for our kids - indoors for hot weather or raining. Many exhibits were hands on and had both Chinese and English information. Large enough to keep their attention and very scientific, but not too large that we felt nervous about letting them run around. We enjoyed a short “ride” which also had English translation and the kids LOVED it - I highly recommend the space ride. It was easily accessible from the MRT and short taxi ride.
  • zrma

    Legazpi, Filipinas

    Traveler type:

    En familia

    Waist of time

    2019-06

    This place sucks really lol ,, don’t waste ur time or money find another place to go , but entrance fee was pretty cheap ,, as well the cheap stuff they have inside

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