Taipei Astronomical Museum

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Taipei Astronomical Museum
臺北市立天文科學教育館
TaipeiAstronomicalMuseum.jpg
Taipei Astronomical Museum is located in Taiwan
Taipei Astronomical Museum
Taiwan
Established7 November 1996
LocationShilin, Taipei, Taiwan
Coordinates25°05′45″N 121°31′06″E / 25.09583°N 121.51833°E / 25.09583; 121.51833Coordinates: 25°05′45″N 121°31′06″E / 25.09583°N 121.51833°E / 25.09583; 121.51833
TypeMuseum
Public transit accessShilin Station
Websitewww.tam.taipei.gov.tw

The Taipei Astronomical Museum (Chinese: 臺北市立天文科學教育館; pinyin: Táiběishìlì Tiānwén Kēxué Jiàoyùguǎn) is a museum in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.[1][2]

The museum took over the responsibilities of the Taipei City Observatory.[3] The dome at the museum consists of geometrically identical pieces.

History[edit]

The museum was opened on 7 November 1996.[4]

Exhibitions[edit]

The museum includes the following exhibition areas:[citation needed]

  • Ancient Astronomy
  • Celestial Sphere and Constellation Exhibit
  • Cosmology
  • Space Technology
  • Stars Area
  • Telescope and Observatory Area
  • The Earth
  • The Galaxies
  • The Solar System

The museum also has a domed theater.

Transportation[edit]

The museum is accessible within walking distance northwest from Shilin Station of the Taipei Metro.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Taipei Astronomical Museum". TripAdvisor. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Taipei Astronomical Museum". Taipei, Taiwan. Lonely Planet. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Taipei Astronomical Museum". Taiwan: The Heart of Asia. Retrieved 2 February 2014. External link in |work= (help)
  4. ^ 吳志剛 (25 August 2010). "About TAM".
  5. ^ 黎福龍 (1 November 2011). "Transportation".

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