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National Palace Museum
Established October 10, 1925 in Beijing
12 November 1965 in Taipei
Location Shilin District, Taipei, Republic of China
Type National museum
Collection size 696,373 (as of December 2015)
Visitor figures 5,301,860 (2015)
Director Feng Ming-chu (馮明珠)
Website (English)

The National Palace Museum (traditional Chinese: 國立故宮博物院; simplified Chinese: 国立故宫博物院; pinyin: Guólì Gùgōng Bówùyuàn) is a museum in Shilin, Taipei, Republic of China. It is one of the national museums of the Republic of China. It has nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient Chinese artifacts and artworks. It is one of the largest museums in the world. Most things in the collection are high quality pieces collected by China's ancient emperors.

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