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Bunun Cultural Museum

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Type  Museum
Floor count  2
Floors  2
Opening  2002
Opened  2002
Bunun Cultural Museum
Location  Haiduan, Taitung County, Taiwan
Management  Haiduan Township administrative office
Similar  Taoyuan Indigenous Museum - Kaohsiung, 栗松溫泉 (Lisong Hot Sprin, Sanhe Coast Park, Taiwan Railway Administration, Guanshanhuanbao Riverside Park

The Bunun Cultural Museum (Chinese: 布農族文物館; pinyin: Bùnóng Zú Wénwùguǎn) is a museum about Bunun people in Haiduan Township, Taitung County, Taiwan.

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History

The museum was established in 2002 due to the close connection between the township and the Bunun people. The museum establishment makes Haiduan the first indigenous township in Taiwan to construct a local museum.

Architecture

The museum building consists of two floors. The first floor is the tourist center of Southern Cross-Island Highway, while the second floor is the Bunun Story House. Outside the museum is a performance area for important Bunun tribal and cultural events.

Exhibitions

The museum displays waxen statues of Bunun tribesmen, embossment works and wood carvings. Numerous old photos are hung along the corridor.

Transportation

The museum is accessible within walking distance south of Haiduan Station of Taiwan Railways Administration.

Opening time

The museum opens from Wednesday to Sunday at 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. free of charge.

References

Bunun Cultural Museum Wikipedia


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