The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

National Palace Museum, Taiwan

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The National Palace Museum is located in Taipei and Taibao, Taiwan. It has a permanent collection of nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient Chinese imperial artefacts and artworks. The collection encompasses 8,000 years of history of Chinese art. The National Palace Museum extensive collection of artwork and artefacts 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

To help you better appreciate the National Palace Museum, Taiwan the following guides will be helpful:

  • Exhibits in the National Palace Museum, Taiwan

Essential Facts:

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


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