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國立故宮博物院 National Palace Museum
The appearance of the museum
Visiting by Taxi Visiting by Taipei City Bus take Bus No. Minibus 18, Minibus 19, Red 30, 255, 213, 304 and get of at the National Palace Museum stop Visiting by MRT Get off the Tamsui Line at the Shih-lin Station Bus 304 will take you directly up to the Museum building entrance. Or take bus 255, Red 30, Minibus 18, Minibus 19, or Culture Bus 101 and get off at the base of the Museum plaza
Guided tours and services Guided Tours in Chinese and English: All tours, free of charge, begin at the Information Desk. Please sign up first at the Information Desk. Chinese: Daily at 9: 30 a. m. and 2: 30 p. m. English: Daily at 10: 00 a. m. and 3: 00 p. m Audio Guide: INFORM is a state-of-the-art, hand-held audio tour system that enables you to choose the highlighted exhibits of interest and learn about them at your own pace. For more information, or to rent a unit, please inquire at the INFORM desk inside the main entrance.
Collection National Palace Museum owns a collection of over 650, 000 objects composed of ceramics, porcelain, calligraphy, painting, ritual bronzes, jade, lacquer wares, curio cabinets, enamel wares, writing accessories, carvings, embroidery, and rare books.
Painting T'ao Ku Presenting a Lyric to Ch'in Jo-lan T'ang Yin (14701532), Ming Dynasty Hanging scroll, ink and colors on silk, 168. 8 x 102. 1 cm
Rare Books Imperial Edicts: Edict Announcing the Removal of Dorgan's Mother and Son From the Imperial Ancestral Temple
Tapestry and Embroidery Four Magpies in Early Spring Anonymous, Yuan Dynasty (1279 -1368) Hanging scroll, silk embroidery, 87 x 48. 5 cm
Bronzes Mao-kung Ting Late Western Chou dynasty (Ca. 9 th~8 th centuries B. C. )
Shakyamuni Buddha Anonymous, Northern Wei Dynasty (dated 477 AD) gilt bronze, height: 40. 3 cm, weight: 3954 g
Ceramics Teapot with landscape in blue enamel Ch'ing Dynasty, Yung-cheng period (A. D. 1723~1735 )
Jades Jade cup in the shape of an animal horn Han Dynasty (206 B. C. ~A. D. 220)