Brochures in English

  • Battle of Tamsui in Sino -French War

    In October, 1884, Tamsui, a quiet, quaint town, find herself besieged by heavy canon fire! The Douglas Lapraik & Co Building, Customs Quay and Fortress San Domingo witnessed this battle, which led to the construction of the towering Huwei Fort, constructed in its aftermath. This October, the Tamsui Heritage Museum will present the “Re-enactment of the Sino-Franco War.” The program commences with the
    theatrical epic “Battle Ritual,” which unveils this historical episode. Scholars from around the world will present their most recent research findings. The five
    showrooms will present aspects folk tales, experiential activities, photo images and lifestyle tidbits, and everyone is invited to revisit the year 1884 to explore the century-old secret of Tamsui.
    Story Gallery and Multi-image Center – the Narrative of Times Gone By
    The “Story Gallery” will transform the former Douglas Lapraik & Co building on the historic street to an information Center. The gallery will feature a variety of dynamic and lively interactive audiovisual technology to bring into focus different historical narrative and experience. It will guide you to explore different aspects of this important event while you revisit the historical battleground
    Experience Center and the Military History Center- Key to the Beimen Mystery
    Also located in the Customs Quay is the “Experience Center.” The Center uses technology to recreate the battlefield, allowing visitors to act as the stone-carrying
    Qing soldiers and the French beachheads. The Military History Center at the Huwei Fortress Uses multimedia and sound technology to consolidate and reenact
    layers of historical memories, bringing us back to the gunpowder smell of 1884. The show is a comprehensive study of Taiwan’s development around and after the battle, and the story of the fortress’s decline and fall.
    European Living Quarter- one day in Tamsui
    The European Living Quarter comprises the Fortress San Domingo and the British Embassy. The Quarter captures the daily life of the foreigners living in Tamsui, and offers you a panoramic perspective of the Europeans. Visitors are invited to take the time machine with us, and to revisit the Tamsui in 1884.

    Battle of Tamsui in Sino - French War
    From 10/01
    Tamsui Historical Museum, New Taipei City

  • 2020 New Taipei City International Metal Crafts Competition Call for Entry

    The entry for the Competition will open on January 1, 2020, with prize money exceeding NT$ 680,000. The entry categories include Object and Jewelry. Please refer to New Taipei City Gold Museum’s website and Facebook fan page for more information.

    Date 2020/01/01-2020/01/31
    Venue Gold Museum, New Taipei City Government
    No. 8, Jinguang Road, Ruifang District, New Taipei City
    09:30-17:00 (Closed on the first Monday of each month)
    Taipei-Jinguashi: Taking bus route 1062 at the Exit 2 of Zhongxiao Fuxing
    MRT Station via Jiufen and get off at Jinguashi.

  • The Taiwan Ceramics Awards 2019

    The exhibition showcases the works of the following artists: Chen Huan-Tang, winner
    of The Achievement Award; LEE Shih-Hwa, Grand prize winner of the Creative Award,
    and Hsu Hsu-Lun, Grand prize winner of the Utilitarian Award. As part of the exhibition are works of the 2017 Avant-garde Award Dual Solo Exhibition HU Hui-Chin and LU Yen-Yu. This is a feast of the arts not to be missed!
    Date 09/27-2020/03/22
    Venue New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum

    No. 200, Wenhua Road, Yingge District, New Taipei City
    09:30-17:00 (Closed on the first Monday of each month)
    Take a commuter train to Yingge train station, the museum is a 10-minute
    walk from the Wenhua Rd. exit.

  • Tea Academy - Digital Interaction and Exploration Space

    The Tea Academy - Digital Interaction and Exploration Space Exhibit, based on the
    historic work of Lu Yu, Tea Classic, relates tea culture to contemporary audiences in fun and digestible ways. Combining physical interactive displays with lively animations and AR/VR technologies, visitors are taken on a journey of discovery into the fascinating world of tea.
    Date Now
    Venue Pinglin Tea Museum of New Taipei City

    No.19-1, Shuisongqikeng, Pinglin Dist., New Taipei City
    09:00-17:00 (Closed on the first Monday of each month)
    Take the MRT to Xindian Station. Transfer onto the Xindian Bus Service, and take the 923 or Green 12 (G12). Get off at the stop for Pinglin Junior High School. The Museum is a 5-minute walk away.

  • “The Battle of Tamsui” Story Hall

    War erupted between the Qing China and France in 1884. What were the hongs in Tamsui
    like? We present the history in a laid-back manner, to tell you all about the export trade of
    the nineteenth-century Tamsui Harbor, as well as the role played by hongs in the region at that time.
    Date From 10/01
    Venue Douglas Lapraik & Co front building

    No.316, Zhongzheng Rd., Tamsui Dist., New Taipei City 251, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
    09:30-17:00(Closed on the first Monday of each month)
    MRT Tamsui station is the terminal station, then take buses R26 ,836 or 857 to Little White House, then walk back to Zhongzheng for about 100 meters.


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