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Historical Folk Museum in Kinmen

No. 52, Lane 450, Wenhua Road, Xiyuan Village, Jinsha Township, Kinmen County, Taiwan 890.

Characteristics of Theme

History and humanities
Painting Folkloristics Ocean History Literature

The Scale of the Museum

Single Museum

Opening Hours Entrance Fee

Customer Service Information


Historical Folk Museum in Kinmen

  • Historical Folk Museum in Kinmen
  • Historical Folk Museum in Kinmen

Establishment Purpose

  • The main facility Historical Folk Museum in Kinmen of the Kinmen Culture Park was opened on December 25, 2010. The Kinmen Culture Park Administration Office (KMCPAO) was established on January 1, 2014. Located by the Jinsha River on the island’s east and behind the Taiwu and Jingui mountains, the museum has a Minnan architectural style characterized by being amidst the mountain and the river. At the hub of mountains and rivers with excellent river views under sunshine, the museum is the spiritual resort of Kinmen’s history, culture, tourism, heritage, religion, retreat, and leisure. Founded upon “Beautiful Kinmen and Sustainable Island” and the spirit of inheritance and heritage, the museum is established to maintain and develop ancestral cultural heritage, invigorate the Minnan culture and establish a historical, living and sustainable “live museum island.” Integrating “history, cultural and creative industries, and art” museums in one park, the KMCPAO combines the goals of collection, revitalization and promotion; links ancestral shrines across the island with the “clan culture museum” to demonstrate the humanistic spirit; be friends with Chinese at home and abroad based on “settlement symbiosis and asset revitalization” to develop international tourism and promote a harmonious cross-strait exchange; shapes Kinmen into the “culture entrance and tourism start” to promote the development of culture, education, tourism, innovation and daily life; develop island sustainability, inherit human wisdom, disseminate charity and spirituality and foster social harmony, in order to develop Kinmen into a rare treasure of maritime culture—“Soul Island and Peace Resort”—of the Chinese ethnicity with culture and religion for a walking museum of Minnan culture.

Department Introduction

The park is established to enhance the planning and promotion of the research, preservation, maintenance, promotion and consultation services of regional historical artefacts and modern artworks. Through effective park operations and management, exhibition and educational activities and facilities are organized to demonstrate the beauty of traditional and modern arts and implement “art in daily life and daily life with art,” in order to the spiritual life of Kinmen citizens and thereby achieve the goal of the “county acculturalization” policy.   This agency is established by the related regulations to achieve the founding aims and long-term operations by forming heterogenous organizations and staffing and combining talents of different expertise and regulations including museum administration, folklore studies, landscape planning and design, demonstration media production, modern art, and artefact collection to fulfill the needs of actual development.   To handle the promotion, publicity, compilation and printing of publications, and exhibition activities of the museum; guide, supervise, and evaluate civilian groups and individuals engaging in the museum business; and assist with handling emergency events. Collection, registration, archival, display and preservation of historical artifacts; amendment, interpretation, assessment, designation and announcement, and abolition of laws and regulations in relation to artefact archival; cultivation and human resources management of professional preservation and restoration talents; research of the scientific foundation and the technology and method of artefact preservation and repair; and education and consultation services for artefact repair technology.

Audience Services and Facilities

  • Lavatory
  • Breastfeeding Room
    Breastfeeding Room
  • Parking Space
    Parking Space
  • Children's or Parent-Child Center/Area
    Children's or Parent-Child Center/Area
  • Elevators
  • Information and  Service Desk
    Information and Service Desk

Barrier-Free Service

  • Barrier-Free Lavatory
  • Barrier-Free Parking Space for Cars and Motorcycles
  • Barrier-Free Access (ramp)
  • Barrier-Free Elevator
  • Barrier-Free Seating/Seats
  • All paths are wheelchair or cart accessible
  • Friendly Guided Tour

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