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Hsinchu Municipal Glass Art Museum, Hsinchu

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Learn about the history of glass in the region at Hsinchu Municipal Glass Art Museum. Originally built in 1936, the two-story museum was originally used as a lodge by the Japanese royal family and government officials. It retains much of its European architectural style, particularly the foyer's classical image and exposed bricks on the southeastern side of the building. Head inside to find glass exhibitions, or learn about glass blowing as you engage in the museum's workshop. Arrange your visit to Hsinchu Municipal Glass Art Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Hsinchu using our Hsinchu day trip planning site.
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  • Glass Museum of Hsinchu City consists of a number of various glass items - blown flowers and vases - bowls, insect and people figures - stained glass etc. A jail cell was puzzling. A few people... 
    Glass Museum of Hsinchu City consists of a number of various glass items - blown flowers and vases - bowls, insect and people figures - stained glass etc. A jail cell was puzzling. A few people...  more »
  • good place to walk around. There is a night market next to it and that is a bigger attraction for me. 
    good place to walk around. There is a night market next to it and that is a bigger attraction for me.  more »
  • I was unaware that Hsinchu was renown for its glass blowing and glass artwork. This pleasant museum offers a three story glimpse into this world. Am easy place to wile away an hour of two. 
    I was unaware that Hsinchu was renown for its glass blowing and glass artwork. This pleasant museum offers a three story glimpse into this world. Am easy place to wile away an hour of two.  more »

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