The Taipei Fine Arts Museum houses a collection of primarily modern art from both Taiwanese and foreign artists.
If you only visit one museum in Taipei, visit the National Palace Museum. The huge complex houses art and relics from Taiwan and Mainland China, many of which survived the Cultural Revolution after being smuggled into Taiwan.
The Miniatures Museum of Taiwan takes you around the world in only a few hours. The collection includes the smallest working television, Buckingham Palace, and this mini Japanese village.
Ju Ming, a Taiwanese sculptor, built the Juming Museum to house his work at his own expense after gaining international acclaim in the 1980s. The indoor/outdoor museum includes an extensive sculpture garden that's particularly impressive around sunset.
The National Sun Yat-Sen memorial Hall pays tribute to the revolutionary Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, a man instrumental in overthrowing the Qing Dynasty during the Xinhai revolution.
The Taipei Story House, a well-maintained colonial house built in 1913, hosts various cultural exhibitions alongside an elegant, if not slightly out of place, French restaurant.
The Beitou Hot Springs Museum, housed inside a British country cottage, gives visitors a glimpse into the history of Taipei's famous hot springs.
The Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Square is home to the Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, National Theater, and National Concert Hall.
Modeled after the Taiho Palace in Beijing, the National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine in Taipei memorializes the 390,000 soldiers killed on behalf of the Republic of China.
Taipei's National Museum of History is really an art history museum with an extensive and ever-changing collection of jade, bronze work, porcelain, and other Chinese arts.
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