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August 23rd Artillery Battle Museum

八二三戰史館
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Saturday : 08:30 – 17:00

Updated:2019-11-15

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Highlights

Nearby is Banyan Park, an impressive fig tree garden.

An introductory video is played in Chinese, and there are free guided tours (in Mandarin Chinese) every day.

On Aug 23, 1958, Mainland China shelled Kinmen. Find out details about this historic day in the museum exhibits.

Introduction

Besides a timeline about the historic battle, you can also see some of the military hardware used: the F-86 Sabre fighter plane, the 156-mm howitzer, an amphibious landing vehicle, tracked (LVT) and a light tank, the M24 Chaffee.  Engraved on the walls of the entrance hall are the names of the 587 officers who lost their lives in the battle.
August 23rd Artillery Battle Museum
The names of the 587 officers who had lost their lives in the battle were engraved on the walls on both sides of the entrance hall. The left wing of the museum accommodates the F-86 Sabre and the 155-mm howitzer. On the right, there is an amphibious landing vehicle tracked (LVT) and a light tank, the M24 Chaffee. The exhibits give visitors a glimpse of the joint operations the three forces carried out in the battle. Furthermore, visitors can also learn more about the historic event from the comprehensive timeline and historical facts of the August 23 Artillery Battle on display.
August 23rd Artillery Battle Museum
Guided tour schedule, daily
- 09:00, 10:00, 13:30, 15:00

Video screening schedule, daily
- "Theater of Shock", a 5-min video (in Mandarin Chinese)
- For group visitors: 08:40, 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30 
- For individual visitors: 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00 

Information

TEL +886-82-330599

Address No.1-11, Anmin Village, Jinhu Township, Kinmen County Taiwán, R.O.C

Opening Hours Sunday : 08:30 – 17:00
Monday : 08:30 – 17:00
Tuesday : 08:30 – 17:00
Wednesday : 08:30 – 17:00
Thursday : 08:30 – 17:00
Friday : 08:30 – 17:00
Saturday : 08:30 – 17:00

Admission charge Free

Recommended length of visit

1hr

Nearby K-Bike Station

Directions

Nearby

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