Taiyuan Asian Puppet Theatre Museum

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Coordinates: 25°03′21″N 121°30′33″E / 25.05583°N 121.50917°E / 25.05583; 121.50917

Taiyuan Asian Puppet Theatre Museum
台原亞洲偶戲博物館
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General information
Type Museum
Location Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan
Opening 2000 (TTT Puppet Centre)
November 2005 (Lin Liu-hsin Puppet Theatre Museum)
Management Robin Ruizendaal (director)[1]
Website
www.taipeipuppet.com

The Taiyuan Asian Puppet Theatre Museum (Chinese: 台原亞洲偶戲博物館; pinyin: Táiyuán Yàzhōu Ôuxì Bówùguǎn) is a museum of puppet theatre in Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan. It aims to preserve and promote traditional Asian puppet culture and to foster interaction between local and international puppet troupes.[2] It houses more than 10,000 puppet theater items from around the world, including glove, shadow, string and water puppets.[1]

History[edit]

The museum was originally established in 2000 as the TTT Puppet Centre. It was then renamed as the Lin Liu-hsin Puppet Theatre Museum (Chinese: 林柳新紀念偶戲博物館; pinyin: Lín Liǔxīn Jìniàn Ŏuxì Bówùguǎn) in November 2005 before it was known as its current name.

Transportation[edit]

The museum is accessible within walking distance north of Beimen Station of Taipei Metro.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lamb, Elizabeth (19 November 2013). "WTIC members visit Puppet Theatre Museum". The China Post. Taiwan. Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "About the Museum". Lin Liu-hsin Puppet Theatre Museum. Retrieved September 29, 2015. 

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