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Kaohsiung Hakka Cultural Museum

Kaohsiung Hakka Cultural Museum
高雄市客家文物館
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General information
Type Museum
Location Sanmin, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Opening November 1998
Technical details
Floor area 2,645 m²
Website
kc.kshs.kh.edu.tw/ss/culture/hakka

The Kaohsiung Hakka Cultural Museum (Chinese: 高雄市客家文物館; pinyin: Gāoxióngshì Kèjiā Wénwùguǎn) is a cultural museum in Sanmin District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.[1]

History

In 1995, Kaohsiung Mayor Wu Den-yih proposed the construction of the museum to preserve the Hakka culture. The construction of museum building was completed in November 1998.[2]

Architecture

It is located in Sanmin Park and set in 2,645 m² of land it is dedicated to the Hakka culture, displaying artifacts. The building itself is modelled on traditional Taiwanese Hakka architecture with red glass, tiled roofs and a courtyard. [3]

Opening time

The museum opens everyday except Monday from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.[4]

Transportation

The museum is accessible within walking distance West from Houyi Station of the Kaohsiung MRT.

See also

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