Meinong Hakka Culture Museum

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Meinong Hakka Culture Museum
美濃客家文物館
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Meinong Hakka Culture Museum is located in Taiwan
Meinong Hakka Culture Museum
Location within Taiwan
General information
TypeMuseum
LocationMeinong, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Coordinates22°54′40″N 120°33′27″E / 22.91111°N 120.55750°E / 22.91111; 120.55750Coordinates: 22°54′40″N 120°33′27″E / 22.91111°N 120.55750°E / 22.91111; 120.55750
Opening28 April 2001[1]
CostNT$ 120 million
Design and construction
ArchitectHsie Ying-jun

The Meinong Hakka Culture Museum (Chinese: 美濃客家文物館; pinyin: Měinóng Kèjiā Wénwùguǎn) is a cultural museum in Meinong District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.[2]

History[edit]

During the opening ceremony speech on 28 April 2001, President Chen Shui-bian emphasized the effort by the central government to preserve Hakka culture and give it the recognition it deserves.

Architecture[edit]

The museum design was inspired by simplicity and minimalism. It is a blend of cigarette house and traditional residence where it embraces innovation and modernity.[3]

Exhibitions[edit]

The museum displays Hakka and Meinong culture and history as well as the relationship between people and their environment.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hakka identity gets a boost with museum". Taipei Times. 2014-04-14. Retrieved 2014-04-21.
  2. ^ "Welcome to Meinong District Office". Meinong-en.kcg.gov.tw. 2010-12-02. Retrieved 2014-04-21.
  3. ^ "Meinong Hakka Cultural Museum(Meinong District)". K720.kcg.gov.tw. Retrieved 2014-04-21.
  4. ^ http://khh.travel/Article.aspx?a=6423&l=2&stype=1058&sitem=4111