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921 earthquake museum of Taiwan

Posted Date:2020/01/15 11k

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:4.5 261 comments Write a Review

Traveler rating

  1. 0 Terrible
  2. 1 Poor
  3. 27 Average
  4. 99 Very Good
  5. 165 Excellent

Trip Type

  1. 8 Business
  2. 51 Couples
  3. 32 Solo travel
  4. 114 Family
  5. 50 Friends getaway
  • panda88

    Trip Type:

    921 Earthquake Museum serves as a reminder

    Traveler rating:3 2020-01

    Buildings were designed without considering what would happen in an earthquake. This disaster helped Taiwan to become very aware and to design buildings with technologies to resist destruction in...
  • John W

    Trip Type:

    Solo travel

    Superb.

    Traveler rating:5 2020-01

    This museum is excellent value at 50 NTD adult admission. It is worth a good two hours. Unfortunately I arrived at 4 pm, one hour before closing so I was whisked through the exhibits by an english...
  • rebeccalO6297MD

    Trip Type:

    Family

    Must experience

    Traveler rating:5 2020-01

    We were with one foreigner and two kids there. It brought us back to the spot when it happened that night. There‘s one room where you can experience when earthquake really happens, what everything in...
  • Tan8888

    Trip Type:

    Interesting Visit

    Traveler rating:4 2019-12

    The museum is located about a 25 minute taxi ride from the city centre of Taichung. It may not be a majestic museum unlike some of the well-known museums, but it serves to educate one about...
  • 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...

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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