November 17 ‧ Exhibition
Orchids have been a part of Chinese culture for centuries, permeating Chinese history, legends, literature, and art. Over 100 potted cymbidium orchids (boat orchids) are being showcased in their ten-day run at the Museum's Oval Plaza. Seize your opportunity to slip into the world of serenity and beauty!
November 14 ‧ Exhibition
Hyper Reality: Virtual Space-Time Fantasy Adventure
The Museum is proud to present a major new exhibition ‘Hyper Reality: Virtual Space-Time Fantasy Adventure’, in which interactive digital technology creates a fantasy world infused with reality and virtual spaces, as the aging Earth and its ecological and evolutionary processes reappear in this magical journey.
October 28 ‧ Announcement
The Museum released its new vivid dinosaur mascots. Two T-rexes named ‘Lily’ and ‘Bubi’ first met the public on Friday, October 27 at the Museum. Attendees at the unveiling ceremony were thrilled that the Museum’s identifying symbol is loaded with historical and scientific significance.
October 26 ‧ Event
Plant-Adventure Day Camp
Go on a plant adventure! Discover man-made and natural habitats plus the birds within. Identify the directions, investigate the ecosystem and create your own plant dyeing to take home. Join our Fonghuanggu Bird and Ecology Park @ Lugu with the family friendly activity!
October 1 ‧ Exhibition
NMNS Online Collection : Entomopathogenic Fungi
The NMNS presents a new online exhibition ‘Entomopathogenic Fungi’ to explore the interactions between fungi, insects, and environment, and the surprising role of entomopathogenic fungi in the medicinal uses and biological control of insect pests.
September 29 ‧ Announcement
NMNS Welcomes 90,000,000th Visitor
The National Museum of Natural Science is delighted to celebrate a milestone by welcoming its 90,000,000th visitor on Friday, September 29. Ms. Hsiao and her 3-year-old son were the surprised visitors to find themselves becoming a part of the museum’s history.
September 25 ‧ Event
The Pearl of Wilderness
We are pleased to announce our upcoming collaboration with The Society of Wilderness (SOW) to host a series of events at the Museum dedicated entirely to the topic of carnivorous plants conservation. Join us to maintain and improve the natural environment around us.
September 11 ‧ Announcement
Naturalist Center Closure
The Museum's Naturalist Center will be closed for family self-learning programs on most Tuesdays of September – December, 2017 (Sep. 12, 19, 26; Oct. 17, 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 21; and Dec. 5, 12, 19, 26). We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.
August 29 ‧ Event
Master Lecture Series
Save the dates for popular science lecture series on Friday afternoons, Oct. 13 – Dec. 15, 2017. This lecture series centers on the development and reflection of scientific and technological civilization. All lectures are free and open to the public, and all lectures are eminent experts or enthusiasts of different professions.
August 21 ‧ Event
Explore the NMNS’ extensive online learning opportunities. We invite you to follow your intellectual curiosity at your own learning pace, from close looks inside the Museum’s online collection to online face to face talks with our scientists. Join us now and get membership benefits!
August 15 ‧ Announcement
Experience the rich culture of Taiwan! Eight museums, including Keelung-based NMMST, Taipei-based NTSEC, Taipei-based NTM, Taipei-based NMH, Tainan-based NMTH, Kaohsiung-based NSTM, Taitung-based NMP, and Taichung-based NMNS, are offering residents and visitors a celebration of Taiwan’s unique cultural spirit with concessionary discounts. Residents or visitors who hold the 2017 ticket stubs or valid membership cards are eligible for the concession at the 8 participating institutions for one full year from now.
July 8 ‧ Exhibition
Waiting for the Moment > Through a Hidden Lens
Succeeded by the two science images exhibitions of 2014 Amazing New Visions and 2015 Maze between Nature and Art, the Museum launches its third photography exhibition titled “Waiting for the Moment > Through a Hidden Lens” at its 2nd Special Exhibition Gallery, July 8, 2017 through January 7, 2018. Join us to explore science puzzles through different perspectives and experience the wonders and beauty of the universe through sharing.
July 1 ‧ Film
The Search for Life in Space
Are we alone in the universe? The Search for Life in Space, a new documentary adventure opens exclusively at the Museum’s IMAX Space Theater on Saturday, July 1, 2017. New images of possible life-sustaining worlds in the film will deepen our understanding of the universe.
July 1 ‧ Film
Khumba: A Zebra's Tale
Cozy up and enjoy a South African computer-animated comedy film at the Museum's 3D Theater. Khumba embraces its unique setting and character. It is visually stunning and a lot a fun. Attendees may find enjoyment in it, and educational messages it preaches as well.
June 27 ‧ Exhibition
Elephants: Evolution and Tragedy of the Land Mighty
Are you curious about elephants? The main special exhibition of this summer “Elephants” presented by the NMNS will quench your curiosity. “Elephants” exhibition, which is now open just in time for the school summer vacation, tells you the story of the giant prehistoric animal.
May 16 ‧ Exhibition
A Pearl in the South Pacific: The Solomon Islands
The Solomon Islands located in the South Pacific have a rich and fascinating history and culture. The level of biodiversity and endemicity in the Solomons is recognized as globally outstanding. In addition to fisheries, the islands are rich in undeveloped mineral resources such as lead, zinc, nickel, copper, cobalt, aluminum, and gold. Welcome to the Museum to discover the world’s best kept secret!
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