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Museum of Medical Humanities, NTU 臺大醫學人文博物館

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Friday:09:30 - 16:30

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Introduction

The earliest building of the Museum of Medical Humanities, initially belonging to the medical school of Taihoku Imperial University, was completed in 1907 by Kondo Juro under the Japanese colonial rule. The century-old main structure was unveiled later in 1913 and is largely still preserved today, thanks to frequent restoration efforts. Initially used to house classrooms and an administrative center, the main structure grew into a national hub of medical research, a fortress of medical education reform, a site of medical humanities education and, in 2008, a museum. In addition to permanent exhibits such as “A New Born”, “The Peopling of Taiwan” and “Taiwanese People’s Struggle against Diseases”, the Museum offers special exhibits every six months to explore the impact of medical studies. It also displays exhibit items at medical education institutions nationwide. In the style of the later French Renaissance, the stately museum features graceful curves and carvings in the lobby, on the main wall and columns, with arched designs sumptuously used in the lobby and hallways for extra elegance. Unfortunately, a fire broke out in 1930 and destroyed the Mansard-style, slanted roof with slates, bronze and a little round window on top of it.

Front entrance
The west wing was first constructed in 1907
The semi-outdoor corridor in the south wing, photographed by Jack M. S. Hsu
The restored rooftop in 1997, photographed by Jack M. S. Hsu
The indoor hallway of north wing
The restored lobby

Information

Themes
Historic Sites Art and Cultural Centers
Subject
Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Phone Number
+886-2-23123456
Address
No. 1, Sec.1, Renai Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

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Opening Hours

Sunday09:30 - 16:30
MondayOff day
Tuesday09:30 - 16:30
Wednesday09:30 - 16:30
Thursday09:30 - 16:30
Friday09:30 - 16:30
Saturday09:30 - 16:30

Services & Facilities

  • Toilets

Transportaiton

Nearby MRT

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line NTU Hospital

BL Bannan Line Shandao Temple

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Taipei Main Station

G Songshan-Xindian Line Xiaonanmen

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