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  • 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 calledOur 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 calledBao Ma Zai (the informer)”

  • Bao Ma Zai doesn't wear glasses

  • In Taiwanese, “glasses without glass

  • is a metaphor telling peoplenot 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.

Today we're here at National Museum of Taiwan History.

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