Kaohsiung Museum of Labor

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Coordinates: 22°37′13″N 120°16′54″E / 22.62028°N 120.28167°E / 22.62028; 120.28167

Kaohsiung Museum of Labor
高雄市勞工博物館
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General information
Type Museum
Location Cianjin, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Opening 1 May 2010 (original building)
25 July 2015 (current building)
Technical details
Floor area 930 m2
Website
museum_new.kcg.gov.tw

The Kaohsiung Museum of Labor (Chinese: 高雄市勞工博物館; pinyin: Gāoxióngshì Láogōng Bówùguǎn) is a museum about labor in Cianjin District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The museum is located at the Pier-2 Art Center.[1][2][3]

History[edit]

Former Kaohsiung Museum of Labor in Yancheng District.

The museum was originally officially opened in conjunction with the International Workers' Day on 1 May 2010 in Yancheng District. However, the soft opening was earlier, on 26 December 2009.[4] In 2015, the museum was relocated from Yancheng to Cianjin District and was reopened on 25 July the same year. During the opening ceremony, various events and displays were held, such as retro marketplace and storytelling.[5]

Exhibitions[edit]

The museum features the evolution of the labor force in the city, Taiwan's labor movement and the recent animation, comics and video games sectors.[6]

Transportation[edit]

The museum is accessible within walking distance west from City Council Station of the Kaohsiung MRT.[7]

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