Glass Museum of Hsinchu City



Located in the Northwest direction of Hsinchu Park, was officially opened on December 18, 1999 and it is the first museum in Taiwan to center around the theme of glass. The museum building was first reconstructed in 1936 from a Japanese royalty residence and a banquet hall. After Taiwan’s restoration, in different periods this building had served for different groups such as the Government Take Over Committee, Military Assistance Advisory Group and Hsinchu military police station.

A home recreational atmosphere pervades both the garden outside and the space and setting inside, much suited to the exquisite and delicate features of glass craft. The Museum has retained the European style of oriental modern architecture through the standing bricks on the southeast corner of the building and the classical image of the foyer. After combining diversified requirements of different users toward the museum as the longitude and analyzing the five service functions of the museum such as administration, exhibition, collection, educational learning and public services.

The establishment of Glass Museum is aimed at combining cultural and sightseeing resources to help promoting the glass industry in Hsinchu and also providing workshop learning actively. Not only its exclusive display of exquisite glass art pieces draw numerous visitors, it also allows the public to go further by touching and creating their own work besides the visual appreciation to get another kind of amazement brought by glass creations. Make sure you don’t miss out on this entertaining and enjoyable spot in your Hsinchu travel!
Kevin L.

opening hours:

Opening Hours:
Wednesday to Sunday 09:00-17:00
(Closed on Monday & Tuesday)

expenditure brief:

Ticket Price:
NT$20 per person
NT$10 with Student ID
Free for Children aged under 6 or eldely aged over 65
The above fees are for reference purposes only; actual costs are informed at the actual venue and we do NOT give any prior notice.


By Car: Zhongshan Highway (No.1) -> Exit Hsinchu -> Sec.2 Guangfu Rd. -> Gongyuan Rd.
By Rail: Exit Hsinchu Station -> Transfer Hsinchu City Bus Route 1, 2 and 31 -> Exit Park stop.

Near Attractions

Hsinchu East Gate

Hsinchu City God Temple

Hsinchu Taiwan Pavilion Expo Park - Taiwan Pavilion Expo

Hsinchu Science Park (HSP)