Kaohsiung Hakka Cultural Museum

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Kaohsiung Hakka Cultural Museum
高雄市客家文物館
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EstablishedNovember 1998
LocationSanmin, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Coordinates22°39′01.2″N 120°17′44.9″E / 22.650333°N 120.295806°E / 22.650333; 120.295806Coordinates: 22°39′01.2″N 120°17′44.9″E / 22.650333°N 120.295806°E / 22.650333; 120.295806
TypeMuseum
Websitekc.kshs.kh.edu.tw/ss/culture/hakka

The Kaohsiung Hakka Cultural Museum (Chinese: 高雄市客家文物館; pinyin: Gāoxióngshì Kèjiā Wénwùguǎn) is a cultural museum in Sanmin District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.[1]

History[edit]

In 1995, Kaohsiung Mayor Wu Den-yih proposed the construction of the museum to preserve the Hakka culture. The construction of museum building was completed in November 1998.[2]

Architecture[edit]

It is located in Sanmin Park and set in 2,645 m² of land it is dedicated to the Hakka culture, displaying artifacts. The building itself is modelled on traditional Taiwanese Hakka architecture with red glass, tiled roofs and a courtyard. [3]

Opening time[edit]

The museum opens everyday except Monday from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.[4]

Transportation[edit]

The museum is accessible within walking distance West from Houyi Station of the Kaohsiung MRT.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The New Hakka Cultural Museum".
  2. ^ "Kaohsiung Hakka Affairs Commission, Kaohsiung City Government_英文版 Hakka Cultural Museum Introduction".
  3. ^ kaohsiungwalking.kcg.gov.tw
  4. ^ "Kaohsiung Hakka Affairs Commission, Kaohsiung City Government_英文版 Hakka Cultural Museum Opening Time".