Museums and Galleries in Taichung

Fine Arts Museum

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts 國立台灣美術館

Address: No. 2,Sec. 1, Wuquan West Road, West District, Taichung (台中市西區五權西路一段2號)

The museum is focused on visual arts with displays representing a wide range of modern Taiwanese artists. There are also regular documentary screenings in the audio-visual centre. Entry is free.

http://www.ntmofa.gov.tw/english/index.aspx

National Museum of Natural Sciences 國立自然科學博物館

Address: No. 1 Guanqian Road, North District, Taichung (台中市北區館前路一號)

The museum contains exhibits covering a wide range of sciences. It is a good place to take children.

http://www.nmns.edu.tw/index_eng.html

921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan 921地震教育園區

Address: No.46 Zhongzheng Road, Kengkou Village, Wufeng District, Taichung City (台中市霧峰區坑口里中正路46號)

In the early hours of 21 September 1999 an earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter Scale hit Central Taiwan causing massive damage. The 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan is located at the site of the destroyed Guangfu Junior High School in Wufeng District. The Daily Bubble Tea has more details and photos of the museum.

http://www.921emt.edu.tw/e_content/about/about01.aspx