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

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Tuesday: 09:00 – 17:00




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.


Art and Cultural Centers Family Activities Northern Taiwan
Guiding Service
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Phone Number
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


Nearby MRT

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Shilin


TripAdvisor Reviews

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  3. 15 Average
  4. 26 Very good
  5. 19 Excellent

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  1. 26 Families
  2. 5 Couples
  3. 15 Solo
  4. 1 Business
  5. 8 Friends
  • WayneKelso

    Newcastleton, Reino Unido

    Traveler type:

    En pareja

    Astronomical Museum


    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


    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


    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
  • anotherjason

    Sídney, Australia

    Kids had a great time


    Our kids had a great time. It was not too busy and the ticket prices are very reasonable. Lots of interactive exhibits to play with and the ride.
  • CuriousTraveller81

    Jakarta, Indonesia

    Traveler type:

    En familia

    Amazing place to learn about space!


    My 6 years old son really having a good time walk around the space museum. Less than 2 hours time is not enough to get thru everything since there are 4 floor levels. As an adult i have a good time too. There are translation in english for every explanation. Pros: - 4 floor levels space museum - lift available within the museum - english translation available for every activities - a lot of activities thru the museum - a lot of spot for fun photography - other attractions like space simulator, 4d, imax (need to pay separately) - full air coned - pretty modern and well maintained museum - young kids with pram, wheelchair accessible Cons: - only one small gift store - no cafetaria - if you’re not interest to space this is not a good place for you

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