National Science and Technology Museum

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National Science and Technology Museum
國立科學工藝博物館
Kaohsiung National Science and Technology Museum 01.jpg
Museum entrance
Established November 1997
Location Sanmin, Kaohsiung, Taiwan Taiwan
Coordinates 22°38′30″N 120°19′22″E / 22.6417°N 120.3227°E / 22.6417; 120.3227Coordinates: 22°38′30″N 120°19′22″E / 22.6417°N 120.3227°E / 22.6417; 120.3227
Type Science museum
Website www.nstm.gov.tw (English)

The National Science and Technology Museum (NSTM; Chinese: 國立科學工藝博物館; pinyin: Guólì Kēxué Gōngyì Bówùguǎn) is a museum of applied science and technology in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Established in November 1997, is covers 19 hectares on Chiuju Road in Sanmin District. The floor area covers 112,400 square meters and as a result claims to be the largest science museum in the whole of Asia.[1]

The architecture features geometric forms including triangles, rectangles, and circles, and the buildings are connected by straight bridges.

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The museum is accessible within walking distance North from Wukuaicuo Station of the Kaohsiung MRT.

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