January 10 ‧ Event
Pig Crafts DIY
Pig Crafts DIYChinese New Year marks the end of winter and the start of spring. Swing into the Chinese New Year to celebrate the Year of the Pig and learn more about pigs from the scientific, cultural and artistic points of view. This program is tailored to children 6-10.

January 9 ‧ Event
Close to Our Homeland
Close to Our HomelandThe Museum will present “Close to Our Homeland”-National Park International Awards Film Festival, on January 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 & 30, 2019. 20 films won big at prestigious international film festivals will be shown. The films are free with Museum admission.

January 2 ‧ Event
Chinese New Year Painting
Chinese New Year PaintingMay art bring you good fortune! Mark the Year of the Pig, one of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, with Chinese New Year painting. Accompanied by our upcoming exhibition of pigs, this is an artist-led event for all ages and families.

January 2 ‧ Event
2019 Winter Wildview Taiwan Film Festival
2019 Winter Wildview Taiwan Film FestivalThe Museum's annual film series is going for popularity in its fourth year. 20 films recognized by Wildview Taiwan will be shown from Jan. 19 through Feb. 10, 2019 when the dates fall on weekends. Come enjoy the thoughtful and inspirational stories about Mother Nature.

January 1 ‧ Film
Space Next
Space NextThe Museum's IMAX Space Theater debuts today a cutting-edge, digitally animated film called “Space Next”, which is about how we took to the skies, our race to the moon and our future with the stars. Come discover what’s next!

January 1 ‧ Film
The Son of Bigfoot & Conquest of the Skies
3D TheaterKick off the New Year 2019 with two new films ”The Son of Bigfoot” and “Conquest of the Skies” at our 3D Theater! Follow Adam as he sets out to trace his long-lost father and travel with David through time to unravel the astonishing 300-million-year story of flying animals.

December 26 ‧ Exhibition
Realm of the Leopard Cat
Realm of the Leopard CatAn urgent ecological issue will be communicated in the Museum’s newest exhibition Realm of the Leopard Cat, which opens to the public today and will run through Sep. 8, 2019. Come explore the only surviving feline species native to Taiwan.

December 21 ‧ Announcement
Museum Opening Times
Museum Opening TimesVisiting the NMNS during the winter holidays season? Check out the Museum’s opening times and closed days during the period from January 21 to February 10, 2019. The Museum is getting in holiday spirit with a variety of activities and exhibitions.

December 18 ‧ Event
Ferns and Art
Ferns and ArtThe Museum’s Botanical Garden is offering a great program for kids and adults to explore ferns and art using natural materials from the Garden. Get up off the couch and spend quality fun time and create a plant-themed small art item to take home!

December 1 ‧ Exhibition
NMNS Online Collection: Trilobites
TrilobitesFew fossils are as fascinating as trilobites! The NMNS announces today a new online exhibition, Trilobites, that allows you to get an in-depth understanding about these extinct marine arthropods of more than 500 million years old.

November 28 ‧ Exhibition
The Early Earth: Precambrian
The Early Earth: PrecambrianThe NMNS presents “The Early Earth: Precambrian”, an exhibition that depicts the first super eon of Earth’s history. The exhibition will continue through Feb. 3, 2019. Come get an in-depth understanding about this long and fundamental, yet obscure era.

November 22 ‧ Announcement
Conservatory Closure
Theater ClosureThe Museum’s iconic building, Tropical Rainforest Conservatory, will be closed for a project of structural steel painting and component inspection from Nov. 28, 2018 to Aug. 31, 2019. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

October 17 ‧ Event
2018 Winter GreenMech Camp
2018 Winter GreenMech CampThe Museum will offer GreenMech camp for children ages 7-15 during this winter. The fun, educational, and intriguing activities which benefit children in and out of the classroom will show how creative and cool the STEM fields can be.

September 19 ‧ Event
Tracing Mammalian Fossils in Taiwan
Tracing Mammalian Fossils in TaiwanThe Museum invites teachers and high school students interested in paleontology and geology to dive into the prehistoric world of Taiwan. Search for fossils and conduct a geological survey, you’ll become a paleo-explorer!

August 30 ‧ Announcement
NMNS and Indigenous Center Sign MOU
NMNS and Indigenous Center Sign MOUThe National Museum of Natural Science and Indigenous Peoples Cultural Development Center agreed to open new avenues of cooperation in exchanging of academic research, museum expertise, and cultural educators.

August 10 ‧ Announcement
Paid Member of Online Collections
Paid Member of Online Collections DatabaseWe invite you to become a paid member of our Online Collections, which allows you to search our specimens and display status around the world and around the clock, and provides you with a unique opportunity to talk with our scientists.

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