Phone: 886-2-26231001
Fax: 886-2-2623116

Danshui Historic Sites, Taipei Country

n the trend of recognition of historic preservation, the government of Republic of China acknowledged and recognized its importance. Hence, Taipei County government established Danshui Historic Sites Institute in 2005 as an administrative institution in Danshui for cultural affairs, including the restoration, renovation and the preservation of historic sites, as well as education and training. The main purpose of the Danshui Historic Sites Institute is to promote awareness of historic sites and to provide educational material and resources to stimulate the interest in these sites, so that people can discover their relations with the land and with Taiwan. The principal administrative center, locates at Fort San Domingo, is in charge of managing 22 historic sites and 1 historic building in Danshui.


Adult 60
Student (I.D. required) or Group (for 20 or more) 40
Package (valid to visit Fort San Domingo, Danshui Customs Officers’ residence, and Huwei Fort once within an year) 100
Discount Package (available for students or group) 70
1 Day Pass (3 historical site & unlimited ride of bus Red 26 and 836) 100
Senior (65 or above), visitors with disability, and child below 120 cm are Free (I.D. required for seniors and visitors without visible disability)

Opening hours

Open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., closed on Monday.
(Indoor exhibitions closed at 6:00 pm, outdoor and restaurants open till 22:00, ticket booth closes at 9:30 p.m.)
Open when Monday is a national holiday.
Closed on Chinese New Year's Eve and Chinese New Year's Day.
Official will announce closed day for any necessary reasons, please visit for detail

Getting there

- Historical sites are usually less crowded in the early mornings on weekdays, right after they open.
- To avoid the hassle of traffic and searching for a parking space, we suggest planning the visit with the public transportation.
- Danshui metro station is the terminal station. Once you arrive, either Red 26 or 836 can take you directly to the front of the Fort San Domingo.

- For more information of metro, visit Taipei Metro website

Museum internal and external photos (1)

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