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Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines

Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines first opened in 9th of June 1994. It was the first privately owned museum served for the preservation of Formosan Aborigine cultures in Taiwan.

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There are 4 stories to the museum, permanent exhibitions are themed under the following: “Human and the Nature”, “living and Utensils”, “Clothing and Culture” and last but not least, “Religion and Rituals”, the exhibition is intended to educate the way of life of the indigenous cultures and how they respected their environment from the mountains to the sea, how they lived, their abundance in material culture, their order of living, their religions and rituals and their diversity in ethnicities; and their importance on the history of the island of Taiwan.

Every spring and fall, the museum holds special exhibition in collaboration with a selected group of indigenous ethnicities to promote the issues they encounter today and to diversify the exhibition the museum has on offer. Every Winter, one ethnicity will be highlighted to further promote a “collaboration exhibition” in the hopes that their cultures can be learned, and that their interpretation of their own culture can be heard.

The museum has other auxiliary services, such as audio guides, Audiovisual library to aid exhibition goers’ understanding of Aboriginal cultures, the history behind their stories and further readings or information are also available should anyone choose to dive deeper into the indigenous cultures of Formosa.

Address No. 282, Sec. 2, Zhishan Rd., Shilin Dist., Taipei City
Phone 02-2841-2611
Remark *Opening Hours:
-Opens: Tuesday through Sunday from 09:00AM to 17:00PM
-Closes: Every Monday and Chinese New Year Holiday


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