Chimei Museum in Xinying District Area

About the Museum

The Chimei Museum is a private museum located in the Xinying District area of Tainan City, Taiwan. It was founded by the late Taiwanese entrepreneur Shi Wen-long in 1992 and opened to the public in 1992. The museum has a collection of over 13,000 items including Western art, musical instruments, weapons, and natural history specimens.


The museum has several permanent exhibitions:

  • Western Art
  • Antique Weapons
  • Musical Instruments
  • Natural History
  • Antique Furniture

In addition, the museum also hosts temporary exhibitions throughout the year.


The Chimei Museum has several facilities for visitors:

  • Cafeteria
  • Gift Shop
  • Auditorium
  • Library
  • Children's Play Area

Visiting Information

The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 9:30am to 5:30pm. Admission is NT$200 for adults and NT$100 for students and seniors. Children under 6 years old are free. Guided tours are available for an additional fee.

The museum is located at No. 66, Section 2, Wenhua Road, Rende District, Tainan City, Taiwan 71755. The approximate latitude and longitude are 23.0200° N, 120.2346° E.