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921 earthquake museum of Taiwan

Posted Date:2016/07/15 9234

Introduction

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At 1:47 a.m. on September 21, 1999, Taiwan experienced one of its worst natural disasters of the past century-- a 7.3-magnitude earthquake that devastated the central part of the island. The 921 earthquake museum of Taiwan located in Wufeng County conserved the damage caused by Chi-Chi earthquake such as collapsed school buildings, fault rupture and elevation of riverbank. And thus the museum is a precious teaching material for natural science. All the construction of the museum was done by September 2007, and it included Chelungpu Fault Gallery, Earthquake Engineering Hall, Image Gallery, Disaster Prevention Hall, and Reconstruction Records Hall.
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Details

Address
No.46, Zhongzheng Rd., Wufeng Dist., Taichung City
TEL.
+886-4-23390906
FAX.
+886-4-23397401
Official website
Official website
Open time
Tuesday to Sunday AM9:00~PM17:00,Monday closed

Service Facilities

  • Service Center
  • Exhibition
  • Canteen
  • Payphone
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Bus stop
  • Commentator
  • Internet

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Traveler rating:4.5 288 comments Write a Review

Traveler rating

  1. 0 Terrible
  2. 1 Poor
  3. 25 Average
  4. 97 Very Good
  5. 165 Excellent

Trip Type

  1. 8 Business
  2. 50 Couples
  3. 31 Solo travel
  4. 113 Family
  5. 52 Friends getaway
  • murphypickle

    Trip Type:

    Couples

    Amazing place

    Traveler rating:4 2019-11

    A must see place. The devastation caused by the earthquake was been tastefully preserved. The experience of what the earthquake would have felt like was interesting. Helpful staff dotted around the...
  • md3388

    Trip Type:

    Family

    Worth a visit.

    Traveler rating:5 2019-05

    Fun and educational place for the whole family. Kids get to see the power of the natutal disaster on the buildings. The museum is well set up.
  • Eddielogy

    Trip Type:

    One Of A Kind Experience

    Traveler rating:5 2019-08

    Coming from Singapore where there's no natural disasters, it is really an eye opener to me. Seeing the remaining scars really makes me think back how fortunate I am. Close to 2 hours journey from...
  • thelonious22

    Trip Type:

    Educational

    Traveler rating:5 2019-09

    921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan is far south of town that requires a 30 minute bus ride but it ended up being a worthwhile way to spend a half day even though the museum can still use some...
  • 308reinderb

    Trip Type:

    Business

    Impressive

    Traveler rating:5 2019-07

    Nice museum for all ages, very impressive to see all earthquake damages from the 1999 earthquake. Also for children sufficient to see. Very good museum, also for foreigners

These reviews are the subjective opinion of the users and not of Taichung City Government Tourism and Travel Bureau, nor TripAdvisor LLC.

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