Kaohsiung Museum of Labor

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Kaohsiung Museum of Labor
高雄市勞工博物館
Kaohsiung Museum of Labor 20150514.jpg
Kaohsiung Museum of Labor is located in Taiwan
Kaohsiung Museum of Labor
Location within Taiwan
General information
Type Museum
Location Cianjin, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Coordinates 22°37′13″N 120°16′54″E / 22.62028°N 120.28167°E / 22.62028; 120.28167Coordinates: 22°37′13″N 120°16′54″E / 22.62028°N 120.28167°E / 22.62028; 120.28167
Opening 1 May 2010 (original building)
25 July 2015 (current building)
Owner Labor Affairs Bureau of Kaohsiung City Government
Technical details
Floor area 930 m2
Website
museum_new.kcg.gov.tw

The Kaohsiung Museum of Labor (Chinese: 高雄市勞工博物館; pinyin: Gāoxióngshì Láogōng Bówùguǎn) is a museum about labor in Cianjin District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

History

Former Kaohsiung Museum of Labor in Pier-2 Art Center.

The museum was originally officially opened in conjunction with the International Workers' Day on 1 May 2010 in Pier-2 Art Center. However, the soft opening was earlier, on 26 December 2009.[1] In 2015, the museum was relocated from Yancheng to Cianjin District and was reopened on 25 July the same year. During the opening ceremony, various events and displays were held, such as retro marketplace and storytelling.[2]

Exhibitions

The museum features the evolution of the labor force in the city, Taiwan's labor movement and the recent animation, comics and video games sectors.[3]

Transportation

The museum is accessible within walking distance west from City Council Station of the Kaohsiung MRT.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Taiwan Panorama – The Voice of Working People:Kaohsiung Museum of Labor". taiwan-panorama.com. Retrieved 2014-08-24.
  2. ^ "Kaohsiung Museum of Labor reopens at new site".
  3. ^ "Kaohsiung Museum of Labor reopens at new site - Taiwan News Online".
  4. ^ "Pier 2 Art District – Modern Art Wharf | Travel Kaohsiung". travelkaohsiung.com. Retrieved 2014-08-24.


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