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2023 New Year Cultural Visits─Tour the New Taipei Museums


In celebrating the Year of the Rabbit, New Taipei City Government has once again launched its highly-acclaimed “New Year Cultural Visits” events. During the holiday seasons, all public museums and cultural institutions in the City will keep their doors open. This year, the New Taipei City Cultural Affairs Bureau has organized four events, inviting you to “Tour Our Museum.” 


Tour the New Taipei Museums
We have a special treat for you this year, our “The Year of Hare Travelling Kit”, in association with international brands, is specifically designed by the renowned crossover designer, God Kid Lla, whose design draws inspiration from the unique features of New Taipei City Museums. From Day Two to Day Six of the Lunar New Year, you will be legible for a set of the kits by participating in the signatory activities of each museum. The “Year of the Rabbit” souvenir will be yours once you successfully pass the challenges.  

Check-in for Surprising Gifts
From Day Two to Day Six, you will have the oppor tunity to par ticipate in our special “Rabbit” gift set prize draw! How to participate? Simply just check-in our recommended spots with our ‘Rabbit” cool cards and share your photos on social media. Good luck! 


The Earlier the Luckier
Due to high demand, we have decided to reissue our ever-popular “New Taipei Museum Card.” From Day Two to Day Six of the Lunar New Year, we will give you a “Year of the Rabbit Museum Card” for free when you make any online purchase of our new year souvenirs. Please visit the “New Taipei Museums” online platform for further information.

DIY Workshops
How can one miss out on calligraphy and couplets during the Spring Festival? On January 14th at the Tamsui Historical Museum and the Gold Museum; and January 15th at the Tamsui Historical Museum and The Lin Family Mansion and Garden, our skillful calligraphers will have their brush in command and give couplets away for free. 
Between Day Two and Day Eight, 1 pm each day during the Lunar holiday, the Shihsanhang Museum of Archaeology will show you how to ‘Silk-print New Year Blessings,” using clay pot imprints to make coasters with images of adorable rabbits. The Gold Museum will show you have to make rubbing print couplets. You will have the opportunity to make your own rabbit-style couplets.   
From Day Two onwards, the Yi ngge Ceramics Museum will launch a series of workshops starting with the making of the “Lucky Rabbit” figurine and lucky charms, allowing you to create your own great fortune for the coming year. On Day Six, we show you how to make lucky monster figurines in the afternoon; Day Seven you will get to create your own colorful rabbit. On Day Eight, balloon magician Mr. Banana will show you how to turn balloons into a kind of shape! From Day Five to Eight, Lin’s Family Mansion and Garden will organize one DIY
workshop in the morning and afternoon each day. Our instructors will bring all types of exciting activities, ranging from knitting tulip bouquet, creating rabbit-paw moss ball to lantern-making. 
On Day Two of the Luna holiday, a feast will take place at Pinlin Tea Museum, enabling you to make a delicious rabbit-style dessert and enjoy a unforgettable afternoon tea. On Day Five, the City Library will reopen its door, just in time to show you our wall of blessing for the Lunar New Year. We have prepared cards so you can jot down new year resolutions and wishes for the Year of Rabbits. 


Rabbits bring new energy in full force. Let’s make a fresh start by touring New Taipei with us. 

2023 New Year Cultural Visits─Tour the New Taipei Museums
All public museums and cultural institutions in New Taipei City