Tag: museums

The Vermeer Exhibition

The Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (or National Taiwan Democracy Hall if you prefer) is fast becoming my favourite place to visit during the weekend, especially with the kids, and the Vermeer exhibition which is on…

Butterfly Barbie at the Taishan Doll Museum

Taishan Doll Museum

From 1967 until 1987, Barbie was made in Taishan by Mattel, at a factory employing 1200 people. It was this “Made in Taiwan” period that led to the rapid growth in Taiwan, but very little…

The Lanyang Museum in Yilan

Tourism in Yilan has exploded with the opening of Xueshan tunnel. It’s now quick and easy to get to, and there are an ever increasing number of places to visit. One of the newer such…

Dali Exhibition

The big businesses in Taiwan seem be increasingly interested in promoting the arts, which can only be to our benefit as the current Salvador Dali exhibition proves. The exhibition is on now at the Chiang…