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National Palace Museum, Taiwan

National Palace Museum, Taiwan

National Palace Museum, Taiwan

The National Palace Museum is in Taipei and Taibao, Taiwan. It has a permanent collection of nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient Chinese imperial artifacts and artworks. The collection encompasses 8,000 years of history of Chinese art. The National Palace Museum’s extensive collection of artwork and artifacts were built upon the imperial collections of the Ming and Qing dynasties.

Among the many exhibits in the National Palace Museum, Taiwan, the following are highlights:

  • Meat-shaped Stone
  • The Walking on a Mountain Path in Spring, by Ma Yuan
  • The Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains, by Huang Gongwang

National Palace Museum, Taiwan

  • Name:                  National Palace Museum, Taiwan
  • Established:        1925 (in Jingzhao Difang); 1965 (in Taipei)
  • Type:                    National Museum
  • Location:             Shilin, Taipei, Taiwan

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“After you” is good manners.
– Chinese Proverb

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Photo Credit: By Peellden (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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