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National 228 Memorial Museum

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No.54 Nanhai Road, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2332 6228
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Reviewed 27 January 2019

On Feb. 28 1947 the local inhabitants of Taiwan, usual called Taiwanese, rose up against the oppressive Kuomintang (KMT) government, which was mainly composed of rulers from mainland China. The "228 Incident" poisoned relations between the KMT and the Taiwanese for many years, as this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

The museum offers an interesting exposition on the post World War II history of Taiwan. It has a clear message. But do not only go here. To balance you information also visit the museum at the Chiang Kai-Shek memorial.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank phv2014
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Many do not know the events that occurred after the occupation by the postwar Nationalist government that took over Taiwan. The citizens were suddenly taken over by a minority that took control with corrupt officials, unlawful practices and oppression. These factors led to the 228...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jwgbusiness
Reviewed 31 October 2018

1. Note that this museum is different than the one in the 2-28 Peace Park. It's better. 2. Admission is free! 3. The audio headset is a must (you can get it at the front desk at right as you walk in the front doors)....More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank bhlmkh
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We happened by this museum trying to find our way from the Taipei Botanical Garden to Yongkang St. The displays were all in Chinese but there were lots of photos and a short animated feature of the incident. One screen had a re-enactment, in front...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SueD2234
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Here not so far from train station, good art design , local restaurant is near . U need well prepare snack before go

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Use your ID as a deposit to get an audio guide for explanations in English. There are some written but no-where near as much info as the audio guide. The guide is a bit repetitive but you use sensors on the wall to move to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank GayleUK
Reviewed 28 March 2018

This museum is not far away from the Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall. It is not very big and most of it is in Chinese. You can ask an audio-guide. We did not. If you want understand the history of Taiwan you have to visit...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank AmarilisVos
Reviewed 4 June 2017

it was interesting to learn about 228 whist checking live news each day for news of the UK election. What struggles the people of Taiwan have been through to get representation.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Anne2012
Reviewed 30 January 2017

To understand the evolution of Taiwan as a modern democracy it is necessary to have some knowledge of the part that the 2-28 Incident played in Taiwan's history. Most vistors to Taiwan, and even many Taiwanese, will immediately think of the museum in the 2-28...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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