Yunlin Hand Puppet Museum
|Yunlin Hand Puppet Museum|
|Location||Huwei, Yunlin County, Taiwan, Taiwan|
The museum building was initially built in 1931 as the Huwei District office. In 1990, the office was relocated to its new place and the building was left idle for several years until 1997 when people became aware of this historical building.
The building is a courtyard house with a 2.5-story wooden structure. It is the oldest of such building in Huwei township.
The museum includes the following exhibits and features:
- Glove puppetry
- Puppet theater
- Huang Hai-tai
- Old prison
- Special exhibits
- Live performance
The museum regularly holds the annual exhibition of Yunlin International Puppet Festival with the collaboration with Yunlin Story House, organized by the Cultural Affairs Department of Yunlin County government.
- "Cultural Tours in Yunlin - Yunlin Hand Puppet Museum". Tour.yunlin.gov.tw. 2014-01-03. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
- "Sinotour Travel News : (Yunlin) 2011 Yunlin International Puppet Festival". Sinotour.com. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
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