September 21‧ Announcement
Teahcer Day at NMNS
If you're a teacher, be sure to come to the NMNS Tuesday, Sep. 28 to Sunday, Oct. 1! You will receive 15% discount at the ‘Dunhuang’ ticketing exhibition, which is hosted at the Museum for a limited time only. So be sure to catch it while it is here!
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.
September 5‧ Announcement
We are sorry to inform you that the Museum’s Environment Theater will be closed for a new program this September. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and look forward to welcoming you next month.
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.
August 1‧ Event
2017 Science Image Contest: Amazing New Visions
The Museum is now accepting entries for its annual Science Image Contest. Since its inception in 2013, the contest has drawn thousands of entrants from across the Chinese world and a collection of beautiful images. The deadline for submitting photos is October 20, 2017.
August 1‧ Exhibition
NMNS Online Collection: Rocks
Rock (or stone), the most common material on Earth, tells us a great deal about the history of our planet, but how much do you really know about them? Discover rock secrets through the NMNS Online Collection: Rocks. Find out how to tell the different rock types apart, and see how rocks change from one type into another.
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!
April 26‧ Exhibition
Dunhuang: Stories of the Caves
NMNS reenacts the glorious Dunhuang at its best! Centering on the architecture, paintings, pottery, and religious scripting found in the Dunhuang caves, the biggest Dunhuang exhibition in Taiwan starts today until Oct. 1st, 2017. This is something you don't want to miss!
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