Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles Today we're here at National Museum of Taiwan History. It is said that there are a lot of educational and academic stuff in here in this museum. So if you want to learn something, let's go check it out. National Museum of Taiwan History is a museum dedicated to Taiwan The route is arranged in chronological order And lead its visitors to take a glimpse at the history of the residents on this island Starting from the daily life of indigenous people, to the ancient boat of Han people, the Dutch rule and the Japanese rule, and the chaotic society after World War II, the journey is an overview of Taiwan's modern history The museum itself is a time machine that takes us on a journey to the history of Formosa This is my friend, Yu Chen, Hi, every one Could you please give me a tour in National Museum of Taiwan History? Ok, follow me In terms of its spatial design, National Museum of Taiwan features high ceiling and large span, providing a spacious exhibition venue Walking inside it is just like having a time travel Hsuanhui, we're now here at the permanent exhibition gallery of National Museum of Taiwan The exhibition is called “Our Land, Our People: the Story of Taiwan” This exhibition displays 這個展區所呈現的是 the stories of Taiwan, it's people, the land, and the life here You can see what Taiwan is like during different periods of time What we see now is the Matzu Patrol and Pilgrimage. In this exhibition, you can see the religious beliefs and customs of Taiwanese people The objects here have their special implications For example, the person in front of the procession beating drums and gongs is called “Bao Ma Zai (the informer)” Bao Ma Zai doesn't wear glasses In Taiwanese, “glasses without glass” is a metaphor telling people “not to be defiant” Isn't it interesting? Don't you think this scenary is quite familiar? That's right! In Tainan, you can always see such a scenery once a while. Because there are lots of temples, like Matzu temple and other temples, 例如媽祖廟 like Matzu temple and other temples, 例如媽祖廟 they would always go on the road, and play some musical instruments, to tell people that Matzu is coming. This is our special feature It's a grocery store stand Do you want to give it a try? Ok, here. It's on you now. (Peddling, selling) This is a Taiwanese grocery store stand It's a regular activity where tourists can experience the peddler convention in Taiwan It's a part of the permanent exhibition The grocery store stand is archaic There are many traditional toys, mosquito coils, and tools to remove head lice You don't see them elsewhere nowadays They're very special Wow! See, these old-style stuffs, and I just found something really cool! See this one? You know what this is? This is a jump rope. This is made of a lot of rubber bands, and you don't even have to spend a hundred Taiwanese dollars to get a jump rope. All you need is to collect a lot of rubber bands, and just tie them up, and then you can jump, and do some sports. One special thing about this museum is that there are sometimes some random drama performances combining history stories here in the museum. So, if you visit here more frequently, maybe you would get the chance to encounter this crazy, special performance. In addition to permanent exhibitions There are also many other exhibitions in National Museum of Taiwan Many of the exhibitions here are sponsored by Taiwanese people During the visit, I found that the exhibitions are displayed in many different ways You get to see the different aspects of a theme They increases the variety of the exhibition We're now here at the exhibition venue for children Aside from permanent exhibitions, there are story houses and theater performances as well as DIY activities in the venue for children They're very popular I'm really impressed with the exhbitions going on in this museum. So is there a better way that we can get more information from this museum? We have an official website for the museum You can google National Museum of Taiwan In addition to the official website we have a lot of platforms where you can keep in touch with use There will be new events from time to time Remember to subscribe to us to get the latest news! I really had a great time in National Museum of Taiwan History. So, if you want to know what i've learned today, just come and visit National Museum of Taiwan History.