August 10 ‧ Announcement
Paid Member of Online Collections Database
We invite you to become a paid member of our Online Collections Database, 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.
August 1 ‧ Exhibition
NMNS Online Collection: The Story of Taiwanese Tea
Tea serves not only as drink, but also as part of the social fabric of Taiwan. Drinking tea is not just a local past time, but a source of national pride. Enjoy our new online exhibition about Taiwan’s tea industry and culture in a new and engaging way!
July 30 ‧ Announcement
Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in your community? Consider volunteering at the NMNS and its 3 Parks. We are looking for eager volunteers ready to lend a hand. Please note we will not be accepting volunteer applications until Aug. 17, 2018.
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 11 ‧ Exhibition
Fijian Plant Fiber Arts
Our Botanical Garden brings Polynesian and Melanesian arts to the public. Nearly 40 works of plant fibers from Fiji are on view in the basement of the conservatory. Come enjoy the cultural heritage of Fiji with us!
July 11 ‧ Event
Close to Our Homeland
The Museum will present “Close to Our Homeland－National Park International Awards Film Festival” on July 16 & 30 and August 6, 13 & 14. 19 films won big at prestigious international film festivals will be shown. The films are free with Museum admission.
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 27 ‧ Event
Summer WildViewTaiwan Film Festival 2018
In collaboration with WildViewTaiwan Nature Communication Society, the Museum will hold the 8th “WildViewTaiwan Film Festival” starting July 7. Join us to share the interesting stores about Mother Nature.
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 16 ‧ Event
Popular Science Forum
In collaboration with other 4 science museums in Taiwan, the Museum will host the 7th Popular Science Forum on October 16 & 17, 2018. The theme of this year event will be “Museum Participation”. Join us and submit your article now!
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.
June 4 ‧ Announcement
Extended Museum Days
The Museum will open every day of the week in this summer! Take this opportunity to explore our exhibitions and the Museum’s rich collection – the only one of its kind in Taiwan from July 1 through August 31!
May 24 ‧ Event
2018 Science Image Contest
The 2018 “Amazing New Visions” photo contest is open for submission by any Chinese photography and science enthusiasts or students from around the world. Submission will be closed on September 30, 2018.
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.
May 14 ‧ Event
2018 Summer Camps
School's out? Science's in! Come play and learn with us this summer! Bring your curiosity and sense of wonder as you join Museum educators for fun activities, games, and crafts that teach about the natural sciences! We offer an array of high-quality camps for students.
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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