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Whether grabbing a quick snack, lunching in-between your gallery visits, or relaxing with your family or friends over an elegant brunch, the Museum’s excellent cafes and restaurants provide the perfect pit stop for hot and cold meals, sandwiches, cakes and fair-trade teas and coffees.

Carton King

Carton KingCarton King, living up with its name, is a kid-friendly themed restaurant. The whole area from the tables and chairs to the bowls and chopsticks is made of waterproofed cardboard. In addition to serving steaming hotpots and set meals, it allows you to witness paper’s infinite creative uses. There’s a variety of paper products available for sale, and even a small train ride going around the restaurant for families to explore science. Eating here will be a memorable experience.

  • Location: 3rd Parking Garage, B1
  • Opening Hours: 9:00 – 19:00
  • TEL: 04-23253022

McDonalds'The spacious and bright MacDonald’s restaurant, which is very popular among school groups, can seat up to 200 guests. It accepts group pre-order, but does not serve breakfast. The takeout window is just next to the entrance to Life Science Hall.

  • Location: Life Science Hall, 2F
  • Opening Hours: 9:00 – 17:00
  • TEL: 04-23227795

Science Center Cafe

Science Center CafeThe Science Center Cafe with nice view provides light meals, snacks and drinks. Meals for children and vegetarians are also available. It is a great place for those who want to spend an easy afternoon in their leisure time.

  • Location: Science Center, 1F
  • Opening Hours: 9:00 – 17:00
  • Meal Serving Hours: 11:30 – 14:00

Shishang Cafe

Shishang CafeWhether in a cool summer evening or a warm winter day, Shishang Cafe is a great place for you to sit back, relax, and have a chat with friends. Here you will forget about the hustle and bustle of the city over a light meal or a cup of coffee with a choice of indoor or outdoor seating.

  • Location: Next to the entrance to Global Environment Hall
  • Opening Hours: 9:00 – 17:00
  • TEL: 04-23226940#565

Shishang Sunshine Bar

Shih-shan Sunshine BarThis underground coffee bar provides fast food options and an extensive selection of drinks. Enjoy them while you soak up the atmosphere of our spectacular rainforest.

  • Location: Conservatory, B1F
  • Opening Hours: 9:00 – 17:00
  • TEL: 04-23263884


  • Food of any type is not permitted in Museum galleries. However, visitors are welcome to bring their own lunches to the Museum designated "Brown Bag" Area, which is located on 2F of the Global Environment Hall and accompanied by expansive views of the Museum's campus.
  • Entries to the Science Center Cafe, Shishang Sunshine Bar and “Brown Bag” Area require Museum admission, while Carton King, McDonald’s, and Shishang Cafe do not.
  • The opening hours of the restaurants and cafes are subject to change with Museum hours. Please visit our website frequently.
  • Smoking is prohibited in all restaurants and cafes.
  • All the restaurants and cafes do not accept cards (cash only).
  • Museum members enjoy discounts in the restaurants and cafes (discount varies).
  • There are many popular restaurants reflecting Chinese ethnic and international communities located in the neighborhood.
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