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National Taiwan Museum – Nanmen Branch

In 1998, the Nanmen Workshop was designated as a national historical site by the Ministry of the Interior. In 2006, the National Property Bureau assigned it to the National Taiwan Museum and included it in the Capital Museum Group System Plan.

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After the restoration, the Red House serves as a reception and display space. The northern part of the first floor of the Red House serves as a permanent exhibition hall to commemorate the history of the Nanmen Factory and the camphor industry. The second floor is a special exhibition hall for Taiwan’s industrial history. The Nizukuri-ba serves as an entrance and the restaurant. The Little White House is used as a multi-functional exhibition space, and the two-thirds area on the west side of the first floor of the newly built collection warehouse administrative building is used for parent-child exhibitions, public services and meetings. The whole area in the park fully considers the style and features of the historical sites in the overall decoration design, and integrates the relics, materials, construction methods and on-site display points retained during the restoration of the historical sites into the decoration of each space according to local conditions.

The permanent exhibition in the Nanmen Branch of the National Taiwan Museum is “Children’s Corner of Nanmen Park: The Sleeping King of Camphor Trees”. This exhibition provides children with a parent-child space to know the animal and plant ecology of Nanmen Branch through a variety of interactive methods including picture book stories, game interaction, 3D art, and sensory experience. The exhibition hall is mainly extended with 3D art paintings and creates the spatial atmosphere of the camphor tree kingdom. At the same time, it introduces the plant ecology of the camphor tree, the insects that depend on it for survival and are full of camphor tree fragrance: green butterfly, camphor leaf bee, green yellow leaf moth and, with the help of picture book stories, animal friends from the camphor tree kingdom, such as magpies, five-color birds, white-eyes, red-billed black bulbul, and night herons, lead the audience, to learn about the ecological diversity of Nanmen Park and further understand the relationship between man and the environment.

Address No. 1, Sec. 1, Nanchang Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City 100, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Phone 02-23973666
Remark ⮚ Hours: Tue.-Sun. 09:30~17:00 (no admission 30 minutes before closed)
⮚ Closed on Mondays, Chinese New Year’s Eve and the first day of Chinese New Year; open on national holidays and long holidays.


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