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921 earthquake museum of Taiwan

Posted Date:2020/01/15 9460


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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No.46, Zhongzheng Rd., Wufeng Dist., Taichung City
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

How to Get There



Traveler rating:4.5 291 comments Write a Review

Traveler rating

  1. 0 Terrible
  2. 1 Poor
  3. 25 Average
  4. 99 Very Good
  5. 166 Excellent

Trip Type

  1. 8 Business
  2. 50 Couples
  3. 31 Solo travel
  4. 114 Family
  5. 52 Friends getaway
  • rebeccalO6297MD

    Trip Type:


    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:


    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

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    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...

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