*Innovative Technology. - Beautiful sky lanterns. Good luck and happiness
The Exploration Museum showcases high-tech industry in Taiwan and Science Park development related artifacts so that people can understand how the Science Park evolved from Wangan Computers to today’s high-tech industry.
The Exploration Museum’s permenant exhibition explores the history of the park, Taiwan’s industrial manufacturers, and also science and technology related articles. Also a special exhibition area showcases recent industry trends, like cloud designs and new flat panel designs. Come visit and you will learn more about Hsinchu Science Park of how sugarcane and tea fields came to be the golden era of today. Guided tours through the museum can be arranged by appointment.
- Location: No.1, Keji 5th Road, East Dist., Hsinchu City
- Tel: 03-5773311 ext. 2222, 2223, 2224
- Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00. Free Entrance.
- Suggested attractions nearby: Jin Shan Temple, Lake Placid
Science Park Exploration Museum
Bus: 1, 31 Free Bus: 55
The World Expo Taiwan Pavilion in Hsinchu was displayed at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo. The main concepts of the building are,"Mountain , Water and Heart Lantern.” It has the spirit of the ancient folk custom of sending off sky lanterns while praying and having good wishes to purify the soul.
An LED peripheral "Heart of Taiwan" can be seen in the form of a glass coated sphere with a light-upheart on the outside of the building. With a 12 meter diameter, 720 ° spherical screen, surrounding sound and 4D special effects, "Heart of Taiwan" displays dynamic performances of alternating images between real and unreal, presenting millions of butterflies fluttering and a variety of creative features of Taiwan.
The Creative Industrial Park not only showcases the World Expo Taiwan Pavilion’s Heart Lantern, but also brings together science, technology and culture, all in a diverse and creative space. Using the concept of “Taiwan microcosm (mini Taiwan)” to demonstrate Taiwanese local culture and creative literature, so you will appreciate Taiwan’s character just when arriving to Hsinchu.
- Location: No.6, Sec. 3, Gongdao 5 Rd., East Dist., Hsinchu City
- Tel: 03-5717799
- Opening Hours: Sunday to Thursday 10:00-21:00; Friday and Saturday 10:00-21:30
- Suggested attractions nearby: National Tsing Hua University, 18 Peaks Mountain Park
World Expo Taiwan Pavilion – Creative Industrial Park
Free Bus: 55 Free Expo Bus: 1, 2, 3, 5