Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines 順益台灣原住民博物館

Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines
Shùnyì Táiwān Yuánzhùmín Bówùguǎn
Why Should I Go?

Originally opened in 1994, the museum is privately operated as an ethnology museum providing visitors with an understanding of Abroginal culture.

The main displays introduce the natural environment of Taiwan as well as indigenous culture, including artefacts, clothing and personal decoration, tools and utensils, as well as ritual objects and religious life.

Various multimedia displays such as films shown in the auditorium describe the current-day life of Aboriginal peoples.

Simple Museum Floor Guide
  • 1F - People and Natural Environment
  • 2F - Livelihoods, Utensils and Dwellings
  • 3F - Clothing, Decoration and Culture
  • B1 - Beliefs and Rituals
Admission Ticket Prices

Admission is free with a National Palace Museum (國立故宮博物院, GuGong) ticket.

Category Admission Ticket
National Palace Museum Combo
Over Age 18
National Palace Museum Combo
Student (with ID)
General Admission
Over Age 18
Student, Aborigines, Seniors over 65 (with ID)
Over 20 people
20% discount
How to Get There?

The Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines is located next door to the National Palace Museum (Gugong).

What Else?

Hanging above the entrace to the museum is an art piece entitled "Honor", created by Sakuliu Pavavalung, a contemporary aboriginal artist. Significant elements include the usage of a feather (a common image across all aboriginal tribes as a symbol of glory and influence), and the inclusion of the themes birth, militarism, and diligence.

Guided tours are available in Mandarin, English, and Japanese every Saturday at 2PM. Groups tours are available by appointment in advance. An audio guide is available at the information desk.

Opening Hours
Tuesday - Sunday:
9:00 am-5:00 pm