Museum of Drinking Water

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Coordinates: 25°00′47″N 121°31′48″E / 25.01306°N 121.53000°E / 25.01306; 121.53000

Museum of Drinking Water
臺北水道水源地
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General information
Type Museum
Location Zhongzheng, Taipei, Taiwan
Completed 1908
Opening September 1993
Technical details
Floor area 25,740 m2
Website
waterpark.twd.gov.tw/english/museum

The Museum of Drinking Water (Chinese: 臺北水道水源地; pinyin: Táiběi Shuǐdào Shuǐyuándì) is a museum about drinking water in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan.[1][2] The museum is located at Taipei Water Park.

History[edit]

The museum building was originally built in 1908. It was declared a third-class historic site in 1993 and opened as museum for the first time in September the same year. In 1998, it shut down due to undergoing renovation. The museum was opened again on 30 April 2000 in an opening ceremony inaugurated by Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou.[3]

Exhibitions[edit]

Water treatment facility.

The museum has the following areas:[citation needed]

  • Water treatment facility
  • Outdoor equipment display area
  • Hillside sidewalk area
  • Playground

Transportation[edit]

The museum is accessible within walking distance southwest from Gongguan Station of the Taipei Metro.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Taipei Museum of Drinking Water". Taiwanfun.com. Retrieved 2014-02-20. 
  2. ^ ":::Museum - Museum of Drinking Water ::: TaipeiTravel Net - Department of Information and Tourism, Taipei City Government:::". Taipeitravel.net. Retrieved 2014-02-20. 
  3. ^ "Taiwan's first drinking water museum opens". Taipei Times. 2014-02-14. Retrieved 2014-02-20.