Explore the Kaohsiung Museum of History in Siaogang District Area

The Kaohsiung Museum of History is located in the Siaogang District area of Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. The museum is dedicated to showcasing the history and culture of Kaohsiung City, from its early days as a small fishing village to its present-day status as a major port city and economic hub.


  • The Prehistory of Kaohsiung: Learn about the indigenous peoples who lived in the Kaohsiung area over 5,000 years ago.
  • The Dutch and Spanish Periods: Discover how the Dutch and Spanish influenced Kaohsiung during the 17th century.
  • The Qing Dynasty: See artifacts from the Qing Dynasty, which ruled Taiwan from 1683 to 1895.
  • The Japanese Period: Learn about the Japanese occupation of Taiwan from 1895 to 1945.
  • The Postwar Period: Explore Kaohsiung's development after World War II, including its economic growth and urbanization.


  • Cafeteria: Enjoy a meal or snack at the museum's cafeteria, which offers a variety of Taiwanese and international cuisine.
  • Gift Shop: Purchase souvenirs, postcards, and books related to Kaohsiung's history and culture.
  • Audio Guides: Rent an audio guide to learn more about the museum's exhibits in English, Mandarin, or Japanese.
  • Free Wi-Fi: Stay connected with free Wi-Fi throughout the museum.

Getting There

  • Address: No. 272, Jhongshan 4th Rd., Siaogang Dist., Kaohsiung City, Taiwan 812
  • Latitude and Longitude: 22.7842° N, 120.3183° E
  • By MRT: Take the Orange Line (Kaohsiung MRT) to Siaogang Station, then transfer to the Light Rail and get off at Kaohsiung Museum of History Station.
  • By Bus: Take bus number 33, 70, 71, 72, 73, 91, 219, 248, or Red 51 and get off at Kaohsiung Museum of History.
  • By Car: The museum has a parking lot for visitors.