3. New Taipei City: Golden Museum (Gold Ecological Park) Ticket
Enjoy a day of discovery with entry to Jinguashi Gold Museum in New Taipei City. Discover the region's rich gold mining history, and explore the museum's tranquil setting.
Gold BuildingThe 1st floor features a model of the Benshan tunnels, mining equipment, and an introduction to Jinguashi’s World War II Allied P.O.W. camp. The gold-themed 2nd floor has a gold brick that you can actually touch. In addition, you can also have a gold panning experience on the third floor. Metal Art BuildingExhibits include the museum’s classical collection of traditional gold ornaments and metal craft pieces and a profile of Taiwan’s gold and metal artists. Through exhibits and the use of digital technology, you can further understand the aesthetics and creativity behind Taiwan’s metal crafts. Four Joined of Japanese-Style ResidenceThis is one of the few remaining Japanese buildings of this type in Taiwan, and its delicate wooden structure and layered wall boards, have made it a popular location for filming movies. The internal space has been turned into a display and living art experience space. Gold Refining BuildingThe 1st floor has a small special exhibition hall and a theatre showing Kin-San’s Life in a Mountain Town. The film introduces mining in the early times and what life was like then. On the 2nd floor, you can enjoy the fun of gold panning through a multimedia interactive experience.
Benshan No.5 TunnelThe Gold Museum specially renovated the old Benshan No.5 Tunnel allows you to walk through a mining tunnel and to understand the environment in which miners worked.
Jinguashi Crown Prince ChaletBuilt in 1922 to host Crown Prince Hirohito during a planned visit to inspect the mining industry in the Jinguashi area, the Crown Prince Chalet is a typical high-class Japanese building with Western design features.
The north side of the Chalet has a lovely Japanese garden, while the south side has a miniature golf course and an archery field. When you walk into the garden and are surrounded by Japanese architecture, you can feel and enjoy the beauty of the landscape.
The Good EarthThe Good Earth is inspired by Mother Earth Gaia as a metaphor for the abundance of the mine. The permanent exhibition “Clairvoyance of the Mine” highlights its unique depth by illustrating the interaction between its unique minerogenetic geology, its ecology in the coastal hills, and its mining culture.
• Please redeem your tickets with museum staff at the entrance get the hand stamp for enter the Four Joined Japanese-Style Residence,Metal Art Building, Gold Refining Building and Gold Building