YM Museum of Marine Exploration Kaohsiung

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Coordinates: 22°35′27″N 120°17′23″E / 22.59083°N 120.28972°E / 22.59083; 120.28972

YM Museum of Marine Exploration Kaohsiung
陽明高雄海洋探索館
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General information
Type Museum
Location Cijin, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Opening 28 December 2007
Owner Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation
Website
www.mome.org.tw (in English)

The YM Museum of Marine Exploration Kaohsiung (MOME; Chinese: 陽明高雄海洋探索館; pinyin: Yángmíng Gāoxióng Hǎiyáng Tànsuǒguǎn) is a museum about marine exploration in Qijin District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

History

After its rental tenure was approved by the Marine Bureau of the Kaohsiung City Government on 18 January 2007, Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation established the Museum of Marine Exploration in Qijin Harbor, Kaohsiung. After refurbishment, the museum was officially opened on 28 December 2007 as the YM Museum of Marine Exploration Kaohsiung.[1]

Architecture

The museum is a two-story building shaped like an ocean liner.[citation needed] Its boat-shaped structure appears as a large ship docked along Kaohsiung Harbor.

Facilities

The museum has the following areas for exhibitions, etc.[citation needed]

First floor
  • Two exhibition halls
  • 3D animation cinema
  • Multi-function conference room
Second floor
  • Two open air areas for café and performance area
  • Viewing platform

See also

References

  1. ^ "Introduction of MOME". Taiwan: YM Museum of Marine Exploration Kaohsiung. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
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