Cijin Shell Museum

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Cijin Shell Museum
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Cijin Shell Museum is located in Taiwan
Cijin Shell Museum
Location within Taiwan
General information
Type Museum
Location Qijin, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Coordinates 22°36′04.6″N 120°16′27.1″E / 22.601278°N 120.274194°E / 22.601278; 120.274194Coordinates: 22°36′04.6″N 120°16′27.1″E / 22.601278°N 120.274194°E / 22.601278; 120.274194

The Cijin Shell Museum (Chinese: 旗津貝殼博物館; pinyin: Qíjīn Bèiké Bówùguǎn) is a museum in Qijin District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.[1]


The museum building occupies the top floor of the white, gray-blue and light blue building. The ground floor of the building is the Cijin Seaside Park tourist service center.[2][3]


The museum houses more than 200 kinds of shrimps and crabs specimens as well as more than 2,000 kinds of shellfish specimens, including three kinds of 'living fossil' Nautilus.

Opening time

The museum opens everyday except Monday from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.[3]

See also


  1. ^ "Using 2 Wheels To Get Around Cijin". Retrieved 2014-05-27.
  2. ^ "Attractions > Hot Spots > Kaohsiung City > Qijin >".
  3. ^ a b "Cijin Shell Museum".
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