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The Online Reservation System will formally open to the public on 2015 Oct. 30th at 0:00. For the latest information and announcements we urge visitors to check The National Palace Museum Official Website and The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum Facebook Fan Page as both feature live updates.
If you require more detailed information, please call our service hotline: (05) 362-0555 (Available from Oct.15th)
Address: No.888, Gugong Blvd., Dongshi Village, Taibao City, Chiayi County
On the opening day of our soft launch, Dec. 28th, 2015, the Museum will be open from 2-5 pm with free admission limited only to the local residents of Yunlin, Chiayi and Tainan.
From Dec. 29th, 2015 to Mar. 31st, 2016, admission for all visitors will be free. From Apr. 1st through June. 30th, 2016, admission will be free for registered residents of Yunlin, Chiayi, and Tainan presenting ID Cards.
It is open daily from 9:00 to 17:00 except for Mondays when it is closed.
To ensure a high quality experience, all visits must be booked in advance online with tickets being purchased on-site on the scheduled visit day. Our online booking system operates 24/7 and provides booking services ranging from the 20th of each month to the end of the next month. Please note we don’t accept same-day reservations.
The museum grounds have a tour bus transfer service as outlined below:
A.Our BOT project operator will provide a pay to use tour bus transfer service. The project proposal is as follows:
1.Vehicle Model：Electric-powered bus
2.Operating hours: Tuesdays through Sundays (the grounds are closed on Mondays) from 9 AM through 5:30 PM.
3.Bus frequency: on average one bus shift every30 minutes.
4.Passenger capacity: each bus seats 20 passengers with space.
If making reservations for individuals, the maximum allowable is 9 people. If you wish to make reservations for 10 or more people, please reserve them as a group. The maximum group size is 45 people in total.
If you can’t get to the museum on schedule, please cancel online before 12pm at least one day prior to your visit day. If you don’t cancel online in advance and fail to show up three times or more, we will suspend your right to make online bookings for three month.
The staff calculates the number of cancellations and no-shows for the day. Depending on how busy the museum is set to be throughout the day, we will open up intervals for visitors lined up onsite to purchase tickets and enter the museum until the premises reach capacity.
Following its hard launch, the Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum will have a good neighbor program comparable to that of the National Palace Museum in Taipei. As such, residents of neighboring Puzi City, Taibao City, and Liujiao Township will enjoy free entrance.