Omniloquacious wrote:...Are there good parking and eating facilities at the museum?
Mucha Man wrote:Omniloquacious wrote:...Are there good parking and eating facilities at the museum?
Are you turning completely Taiwanese on us, Omni?
Omniloquacious wrote:Good article, Steven. It does look well worth a visit.
Is it permitted to take photographs inside, or where you granted special permission to do so because you were writing about it?
Are there good parking and eating facilities at the museum?
cranky laowai wrote:Omniloquacious wrote:But... but... can anything else be more important than the parking and eating?
Shopping in the gift store?
Taffy wrote:Visited this museum on Friday, and I can honestly say it's one of the best museums I've visited in Taiwan. The exhibits gave a great overview of Taiwanese history, without glossing over the unpleasant bits. Pro-greens in general will tend to minimise the nasty side of the Japanese era, while pro-blues will stay quiet on 2-28 and the White Terror, but the museum steers clear of both of these pitfalls by treating everything pretty even-handedly. Obviously they can't cover every single incident (there is no mention of the French blockade of 1885, for example), but what is there reflects the sweep of the island's history very well. We also talked to a knowledgable member of staff who mentioned that they see very few "foreigners" there, which is a real shame. If you want a good introduction to Taiwanese history, a couple of hours following the exhibits round is a great way to do it.
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