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Wulai Atayal Museum,New Taipei City

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  • No.12, Wulai St., Wulai Dist., New Taipei City, Taiwan 23341
  • 02-26618162
  • 09:30~17:00(Monday through Friday ) 09:30~18:00(Saturday through Sunday)Closed on the first Monday of every month, Chinese New Year's Day ,Eve and election days

Business Hours:09:30~17:00(Monday through Friday ) 09:30~18:00(Saturday through Sunday)Closed on the first Monday of every month, Chinese New Year's Day ,Eve and election days

The Wulai Atayal Museum is a special place for displaying the history, culture and customs of the Atayal tribe. The rich museum collection and excellent exhibitions enable visitors to learn more about the indigenous culture through easy-to-understand edutaining ways. More importantly, the museum offers free admission and two fixed-time guided tours (10:00 and 14:00). In this three-story museum, the origins, tradition and culture, customs, religions and beliefs, and festivities of Wulai and the Atayal tribes are explained in detail. On the first floor, artefacts regarding the origins, migration, and hunting and the natural ecology of Wulai are presented. On the second floor, the face tattoo culture is explained: face tattoo is an important ritual in Atayal culture, only men and women with hunting and weaving skills were qualified for face tattoo and marriage. On the third floor, the daily life implements and traditional crafts of the Atayal tribe are displayed.

Take the MRT to Xindian Station and change to Bus 84