October 12 ‧ Exhibition
Pressed Plant Art: Flower and Fern
Again in partnership with Shelley’s Garden, the Museum presents a new exhibition on pressed plant art ‘Flower and Fern’, which gives visitors the opportunity to not only enjoy the beautiful science and art of botany with pressed plant collection kit, but also gain a deep understanding about ferns.
October 7 ‧ Event
Educator Professional Learning Autumn Camp 2018
Our Science Learning Center will launch Professional Learning Autumn Camp 2018 for teachers who want to strengthen their ability to use Museum resources to connect with the curriculum in ways that are engaging for students.
October 2 ‧ Announcement
The Museum's galleries of “Numbers and Shapes” and “Light and Colors” on the lower level of the Life Science Hall will be temporarily closed from Saturday, Oct. 13 to Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. We are sorry to cause any inconvenience.
October 1 ‧ Exhibition
NMNS Online Collection: Silkworms
Raising silkworms is a traditional natural science project in our elementary schools. Our new online exhibition “Silkworms” provides complete and detailed information about this economically important insect. Observe silkworms from a scientific point of view!
September 19 ‧ Event
Tracing Mammalian Fossils in Taiwan
The 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 ‧ Event
NMNS and Indigenous Center Sign MOU
The 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 14 ‧ Event
Crystal & Glass Beads Stringing
Modern living can be hectic. Copious blocks of time to make jewelry can be hard to find. The Museum invites you to make a piece of jewelry of your own in a short time, and explore the fascinating and colorful world of silicon in our ‘Rock Crystal & Glass Beads’ exhibition.
August 10 ‧ Announcement
Paid Member of Online Collections
We 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.
July 19 ‧ Announcement
MOU of Formosan Black Bear Conservation Alliance
The Museum and Dongshih Forest District Office and Taiwan Black Bear Conservation Association today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen educational cooperation and exchanges concerning wildlife conservation.
July 5 ‧ Exhibition
Story Telling by the Ancient People
After three-month renovations, the Ancient Chinese Gallery located on the 2nd floor of the Museum’s Human Cultures Hall is formally rebranded as “Story Telling by the Ancient People” and reopens to the public on July 5.
June 29 ‧ Exhibition
Wondering in the Solar System
Embark on a stunning journey through space and time with exotic worlds! The Museum is presenting a major new exhibition ‘Wondering in the Solar System’ at the 4th exhibition gallery, running from June 29, 2018 until February 17, 2019.
June 26 ‧ Announcement
Mini Zoo Closure
Our Mini Zoo will be closed down due to our space update utilization on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. All of the animals previously held there in captivity will be transferred to other suitable environments. Thanks for your concern and understanding.
June 20 ‧ Film
Titans of the Ice Age & Return to the Lost World
Get ready to explore the beautiful and otherworldly frozen landscapes before modern civilization and a lost world of prehistoric dinosaurs! The Museum will present two highly-anticipated films “Titans of the Ice Age” and “Return to the Lost World” on July 1.
June 15 ‧ Event
Master Lecture Series
Save the dates for popular science lecture series on Friday afternoons, Sep. 21 – Dec. 14, 2018. This lecture series centers on anthropology. All lectures are free and open to the public, and all lectures are eminent experts or enthusiasts of different professions.
May 16 ‧ Exhibition
Silicon World: Rock Crystal & Glass Beads
The Museum opens a new special exhibition “Silicon World: Rock Crystal & Glass Beads”, which features both the practical and beautiful aspects of rock crystal and glass beads. Your eyes will be amazed by Earth’s original rock stars as they glisten, glimmer, and glow.
April 26 ‧ Event
Virtual Reality Station
Explore worlds you never thought possible through the Museum's groundbreaking new virtual reality experiences. The NMNS is now home to exciting immersive experiences and state-of-the-art technology that will transform your view of the world － literally!
April 11 ‧ Exhibition
Yuli's French Priests
A new exhibition “Yuli's French Priests” is shedding new light on a group of missionaries from France at the Museum's 3rd Exhibition Gallery, which will be on view to the public from today to November 4, 2018.
March 27 ‧ Announcement
Updated Admissions and Venue Rental Policies
The Museum is now developing guidelines and practices for the revised admissions and venue rental policies, which will be implemented on Saturday, March 31, 2018. With this update, we are committed to remaining a welcoming place for natural science lovers.
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