National Palace Museum

:::Hours & Ticket Prices


Location Hours
Exhibition I (Main Building) Open daily from 08:30 to 18:30 all year round.
Extension of opening hours at night: 18:30 - 21:00 on Fridays and Saturdays.
(English guided tours)
Library Located between the 2nd to 4th floors of the Library Building. Open to the public daily from 9:00 to 17:00 except on Sundays and national holidays.
Chang Dai-ch'ien Memorial Residence Open Tuesday to Sunday; closed on Mondays, Apr. 2 (day of Chang Dai-ch'ien's passing), and all other national holidays.
Please visit the National Palace Museum (NPM) website and complete the online application form 7 days in advance to book your visit.
Please revisit the NPM website three days prior to the actual visit to ensure that your application has been approved (Guided tours are provided only in Chinese).

For further enquiries, please call 886-2-6610-3600 (ext. 2683).
Zhishan Garden Open Hours:
From April to October 08:30am to 06:30pm
From November to March 08:30am to 05:30pm
Closed on Mondays
Zhide Garden Admission is free.
Children's Gallery Open daily from 08:30 to 18:30.
Extended evening hours: Every Fridays and Saturdays from 18:30 to 21:00.
Closed every Monday after 13:00.
Opened to children ages 5-12 (must be accompanied by adults)
Admission Price: Free.

Visitor Information


Ticket-Purchase Office Hours: 8:20 - 18:00
(Tickets can be purchased until 20:30 for extended visiting hours on Fridays and Saturdays)

Exhibition I (Main Building), Zhishan Garden Admission:

Category Admission Applicable to
Regular NTD $250 - General audiences
Group NTD $230 - Groups of 10 or more, (Group admission is NTD$230 per person, plus a rental fee of NTD$30 for NPM's audio tour system.)
Please note that all purchasers of group tickets must use the NPM group audio tour system.
Discount NTD $150

- Students with valid international student ID (ISIC,international student identity card)
- R.O.C. citizens may visit the exhibitions in the Main Building free-of-charge daily from 16:30 onwards by showing ID, in effect from September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017.

Zhishan Garden NTD $20 Please insert coin and enter (or free by presenting an NPM ticket stub for that day)
Gratis Free
  1.  Children under school age
  2.  People with disabilities and one accompanying person
Combined Tickets  NTD $320
  1. National Palace Museum and Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines: Regular admission
  2. National Palace Museum and Miramar Entertainment Park Ferris Wheel: Regular admission
Combined Tickets  NTD $680 The National Palace Museum-Taipei 101 Observatory Combined Ticket: Regular admission (only available for purchase at the Taipei 101 Observatory)

* Purchase of entry ticket entitles visitor to visit all current exhibitions at Exhibition I (Main Building) on the day of purchase.
* There are five free entrance days for this museum: New Year’s Day (Jan. 1), the Lantern Festival, International Museum Day (May 18), World Tourism Day (Sept. 27), and National Day (Oct. 10).

Admission Ticket Ticket-Return Information

  1. Any unused, undamaged admission ticket may be returned for a full refund (the refund will be issued in the method by which the ticket was purchased) without a processing fee.
  2. Admission ticket with removed admission stub may be returned within 30 min by filling out the ticket-refund application form at the ticket office. A processing fee equivalent to 20% of the price of the admission ticket will be applied.
  3. No refund will be issued if admission stub has been removed for more than 30 min.
  4. No replacement nor ticket returns will be given to lost, damaged, burned, and unrecognizable admission tickets as well as those with removed admission stubs.