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June 26 ‧ Announcement
Lunch Area Closure
Lunch Area ClosureThe ‘Brown Bag’ Lunch Area on the 2nd floor of the Global Environment Hall will be temporarily unavailable due to our activity on Tuesday & Wednesday, July 24 & 25, 2018. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

June 11 ‧ Event
Learning with Nature
Learning with NatureThe Museum announces a new format for children and their accompanying grownups this year. Learning with Nature Program will engage participants to discover the wonders of nature in a series of camps.

June 26 ‧ Announcement
Naturalist Center Closure
Naturalist Center ClosureThe Naturalist Center will be temporarily unavailable to the public due to an activity for families of children with infantile autism on Sunday, July 1, 2018 (9am-1:30pm). It will be operating as normal after 1:30pm. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

June 26 ‧ Announcement
Lunch Area Closure
Lunch Area ClosureThe ‘Brown Bag’ Lunch Area on the 2nd floor of the Global Environment Hall will be temporarily unavailable due to our activity from 24 – 26 June, 2018. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

June 1 ‧ Exhibition
NMNS Online Collection: Begonia
BegoniaThe begonia is an amazing plant. It just keeps going along and blooming, and when cut back, it starts up again. We present a new online exhibition to honor the memory of our former Acting Director Peng Jing-yi, an expert in Asian Begonia taxonomy.

May 23 ‧ Announcement
Gallery Closure
Gallery ClosureOur Dinosaur Gallery in the Life Science Hall will be closed Monday – Friday, June 4 – 8, 2018 for maintenance of the animatronic dinosaurs manufactured by KOKORO. We are sorry for inconvenience caused.

May 3 ‧ Announcement
International Museum Day
International Museum DayThe Museum and its three Education Parks will offer free admission on Friday, May 18, 2018 in celebration of International Museum Day. Join us to explore our collections, see our special exhibitions, and participate in our activities. Ticketed exhibitions and 3D movies are not included with free admission.

April 30 ‧ Event
SOS Celebrating 10th Anniversary
SOS Celebrating 10thAnniversaryHard to believe a full decade has passed since the SOS opened to the public at the Museum in May, 2008. In celebration of its 10th anniversary, we look forward to welcoming you to the Museum for a series of fun and educational experiences on May 18-20.

April 23 ‧ Event
Spiders: Webs Unraveled
Spiders: Webs UnraveledExplore the creepy, crawly world of spiders in our day camp “Spiders: Webs Unraveled”. The camp with six sessions for students in grades 3 through 6 is connected with our current exhibition “Our Unexpected Arthropod Housemates”.

April 18 ‧ Event
Happy New Learning
Happy New LearningThe Dragon Boat Festival is coming soon. The Museum will invite Taiwan new residents and immigrants to celebrate the significant Chinese festival with a Sunday afternoon of family fun. Paddle away with us into the Chinese ethnic and cultural diversity!

April 9 ‧ Announcement
Children's Discovery Room Closure
Children's Discovery Room ClosureThe Children's Discovery Room — located on Level 5 of the Science Center — will be temporarily closed on Thursday, April 12, 1:00 – 3:00pm for a group visit from National Tsing Hua University. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

March 20 ‧ Event
Dog Needle Felting
Dog Needle FeltingTo celebrate 2018 Year of Dog, we will host a dog needle felting event in conjunction with our current “Canine Exhibition”. Join in a fun and informative Sunday afternoon with us and create your own little felted dog.

March 20 ‧ Event
Drug Identification
Drug IdentificationDrug abuse has become a major public health issue in the world. Knowing what the most common illicit drugs look like is important. Join us for a guest lecture on drug identification, which we're highlighting the theme raised by our ‘Forensic Science’ exhibition.

March 14 ‧ Event
Dolly the Sheep @ 20
Dolly the Sheep @ 20Remember Dolly the Sheep? 15 years after her death, cloning still has the power to shock. Are cloned humans right around the corner? The Museum invites you to examine Dolly's lasting legacy and what we've learned about cloning.

March 6 ‧ Announcement
Celebration of Children's Day
Celebration of Children’s DayIn celebration of the Children's Day 2018, the Museum is opening its doors to children under age 12 on Wednesday, April 4 with free admission to the Museum's galleries (ticketing special exhibitions excluded), Botanical Garden, and its 3 Parks (921, Chelungpu, and Fonghuanggu). Please note: Proper ID is required.

February 27 ‧ Event
The Adventures of Young Guardians
The Adventures of Young GuardiansEarth Day for the year 2018 is observed on Sunday, April 22. The Museum is showing its support for Mother Earth by hosting a half-day camp of 12 sessions for young students, which bring awareness to environmental protection of our planet earth.

February 9 ‧ Exhibition
Hide-and-Seek of Dogs: The Canine Exhibition
Hide-and-Seek of Dogs: The Canine ExhibitionAn exhibition of dogs celebrating the upcoming Year of the Dog in the Chinese zodiac kicks off Feb. 9 at the Museum. Come explore the extraordinary bond between people and dogs through scientific researches and interactive experiences.

February 7 ‧ Exhibition
Our Unexpected Arthropod Housemates
Our Unexpected Arthropod HousematesYour home is a jungle inhabited by over 100 different species of arthropods!? There are numerous stupefying facts about arthropods. Come visit our new exhibition ‘Our Unexpected Arthropod Housemates’ to explore their extraordinary evolutionary success and their impact on our lives.

February 2 ‧ Exhibition
Exploring the Beauty of Plants
Exploring the Beauty of PlantsArt is blooming in the Museum's Botanical Garden! Beauty and wonder of plants are celebrated in our new exhibition ‘Exploring the Beauty of Plants’, which showcases botanical paintings in watercolor and artifacts made of seeds, fruits, and natural fibers.

February 1 ‧ Exhibition
NMNS Online Collection: Crustaceans
CrustaceansIt's strange and marvelous under the sea. The Museum is proud to present a new online exhibition ‘Crustaceans: Armored Warriors in the Sea’ that explores 12 of the bizarre crustaceans to inhabit the Earth.

January 24 ‧ Announcement
Holiday Memo
Holiday MemoThe Museum and its 3 Parks (921 Earthquake Park, Chelungpu Fault Park, and Fonghuanggu Bird & Ecology Park) will observe adjusted hours this holiday season to better accommodate visitors. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

January 24 ‧ Event
Savings Offering
Savings OfferingThe ticket holders to the Adventure Zone of ‘Hyper Reality’ exhibition can get a 40% discount for one or more attractions in the Fatansy Zone from Jan. 25 to Feb. 20, 2018. They must be purchased together. No discount will apply after stamping.

January 23 ‧ Film
Sustainable Fisheries
Savings OfferingThe Museum is proud to present a new documentary ‘Sustainable Fisheries’ that recounts Taiwan's fishery industry from hardship to prosperity and points out its current challenges. Join us at our Environment Theater for our future generations!

January 17 ‧ Event
2018 Winter Wildview Taiwan Film Festival
2018 Winter Wildview Taiwan Film FestivalThe Museum's annual film series is going for popularity in its third year. 20 films recognized by Wildview Taiwan will be shown from Feb. 2 through 20, 2018. Join us to share the thoughtful and inspirational stories about Mother Nature.

January 12 ‧ Announcement
Savings Offering
Outcome Presentation of Blue Cave VRThe Museum is providing a way for visitors to save from Jan. 25 to Feb. 20, 2018. Ticket holders to the Adventure Zone of ‘Hyper Reality’ are able to pick one free attraction in the Fantasy Zone. Savings is based on buying individual standard tickets on the day at each attraction.

January 7 ‧ Event
Forensic Science Camp
Forensic Science CampHave you ever wondered what it would be like to be a crime scene investigator like those on popular shows? Join us for our Forensic Science Winter Camp! This camp is much more than simple finger printing!

January 7 ‧ Event
If I Had an Elephant
If I Had an ElephantThe Museum excels at providing kids with what they need on vacation! Drop your kids off to spend two mornings with us for the ‘If I Had an Elephant’ Camp. Kids will explore elephants through creative and fun activities and develop their know-how.

January 7 ‧ Event
Life Sciences Camp
Life Sciences CampThe Museum launches an engaging and interactive camp devoted to inspiring a love in the life sciences in high school students. If you are interested in life sciences, this camp could be a good learning opportunity for you.

January 5 ‧ Event
Master Lecture Series
Master Lecture SeriesWhat is evolutionary biology? How does it explain the similarities and differences of extinct and modern species? Join us on the Friday afternoons March 16 through June 1 for our “Master Lecture Series”. Explore how evolution impacts our daily life.

January 3 ‧ Event
Overnight Fossil Camp
Overnight Fossil CampThe 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!

January 1 ‧ Announcement
Museum Alliance
Museum AllianceNine museums in Taiwan forge an alliance to offer a celebration of Taiwan's unique cultural spirit with concessionary discounts. This alliance of nine museums covers a uniquely diverse range of themes. Start planning your vacation.

January 1 ‧ Film
Museum Alive , YELLOWBIRD
Museum Alive&yellowbirdKick off the New Year 2018 with the new films ‘Museum Alive’ and ‘YELLOWBIRD’ at our 3D Theater! Embark on exciting adventures through NHM in London with naturalist Attenborough and through continents and oceans with Yellowbird.

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