Juming Museum 朱銘美術館
Named in memory of world-renowned Taiwanese artist Ju Ming, the museum is a celebration of art in all of its forms. Housing primarily his own works, the museum also displays works from other artists that have had an impact on Ju Ming's life, works of those that have inspired him, and works of those that he has inspired.
Located in Jinshan District, the musuem is a short distance away from the attractions of the North Coast, and is a great way to spend a few hours inside air conditioning during a hot Taipei summer.
The museum is especially popular with children as it holds frequent events and D.I.Y. project seminars, hoping to share the wonder of art with the younger generation.
Well known for his work regarding the beauty of Taichi, Ju Ming's museum incorporates and displays many of his more well-known pieces.
By North Coast Shuttle Bus:
Perhaps the easiest way to the museum is to take the North Coast Shuttle Bus, offered by the Taiwan Tourism Board from MRT Tamsui Station (淡水), Red Line 2. The fare is NT$100 for a one-day pass. The shuttle travels between MRT Tamsui Station and Keelung Railway Station, and leaves around every half hour on weekends and every hour on weekdays.
By Museum Shuttle Bus:
The Juming Museum offers a shuttle bus from the Jinshan District Office, leaving Tue - Fri at 10:30AM and 2PM, and weekends 10:30AM, 12:30PM, and 2PM.
Taiwan Mobile customers can get an audio tour of the museum directly by using their mobile phones. More information is available at a station near the entrance.
The museum is open Tuesday-Sunday (including select Mondays), and the hours of operation are May through October 10AM to 6PM and November through April 10AM to 5PM.
For more information, visit Juming Musuem's Website.