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  • Announcement: Hsinchu City Fire Museum will closed for construction from April 6, 2021 to December 31, 2024. Sorry for the inconvenience.

The functions of the Fire Department Museum are not only as a museum ,but as a small-scale library of fire protection. It exhibits the historical and old-fashioned fire fighting documents and equipments, as well as offers an education on fire protection. Besides, a fire team is retained in the Museum to confirm the safety of the visitors.

Floors Guide
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The First Floor
  • Service Counter Service Counter Link
  • Exhibition Hall Exhibition Hall Link
  • Area of Fire FightingArea of d Area of Fire Fighting Link
  • Area of Escape ExperiencesArea of e Area of Fire System Link
  • Area of Earthquake SimulationArea of e Area of Fire System Link
  • Service Counter

    The counter serves as the entrance for the public. It offers guidance and information of the space use of every floors of the museum, as well as the information of exhibition.

    • Service Counter image
  • Exhibition Hall
    • It exhibits the fire engines of Japanese Occupation.
    • The fire engines in the 1970s.
    • Exhibition of the fire fighting equipments of the earlier days (including life preservers, rope guns, warning bells, and aerial ladders of the Japanese Occupation ).
    • Exhibition Hall image (2 image)
  • Area of Fire Fighting

    It serves as a training area for the public to learn how to extinguish fire. The details of training includes water fire extinguishers and fire pumps.

    • Area of Fire Fighting image (2 image)
  • Area of Escape Experiences

    It serves as learning what to do if there is a fire in your home and how to survive.

    • Area of Escape Experiences image (4 image)
  • Area of Earthquake Simulation

    It serves as learning the methods and steps of personal protection when an earthquake occurs. It’s important to prepare for the disaster in the future in advance.

    • Area of Escape Experiences image (2 image)
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The Second Floor
  • Exhibition Hall(2F) Exhibition Hall(2F) Link
  • Display of Ignition SourcesArea of a Display of Ignition Sources Link
  • Multimedia AreaArea of b Multimedia Area Link
  • Dynamic Exhibitions of Life Saving ModelsArea of c Dynamic Exhibitions of Life Saving Models Link
  • 3rd to 6th floor of the Campanile 3rd to 6th floor of the Campanile Link
  • Exhibition Hall(2F)

    The hall contains a CPR training area and an exhibition area of poles for firemen, interactive computers , fireproof clothes for firemen (those of the Japanese Occupation and the fireproof ones of recent years), a variety of fire protection brochure, and fire fighting equipments.

    • Exhibition Hall(2F) image (2 image)
  • Display of Ignition Sources

    The type respectivly is:Septic Tank Blower、Trash Can、Extension Cord、God Lamp、Dehumidifier、No Fuse Breaker、Water Dispensers.

    • Display of Ignition Sources image (2 image)
  • Multimedia Area

    It presents the propaganda clips of fire protection, through which the citizens are able to obtain a basic knowledge of fire protection and rescue skills.

    • Multimedia Area image
  • Dynamic Exhibitions of Life Saving Models

    Exhibition of dynamic life saving models and related videos screening.

    • Dynamic Exhibitions of Life Saving Models image
  • 3rd to 6th floor of the Campanile

    The 3rd、fourth、fifth floor and the sixth for the air pictures of the downtown of Japanese Occupation and the megaphones of the earlier times, which are all exhibited with words, graphs, illustrations, and pictures.

    • 3rd to 6th floor of the Campanile image (4 image)
  • Free Visit
  • Rules of Guidance in the Museum

    Book a tour:

    1. Institutions, schools, groups, companies, etc. should reserve by phone (03-5229508 # 5422) or use application form (from Fire Department or its Fire Stations) three days before visiting.
    2. Number of each reservation: 15 to 60 people.
    3. Reservation must be accompanied by a timed tour.

    Timed tour:

    1. There will be professional volunteers provide Chinese commentary.
    2. 4 times a day: (1) 2 times in the morning: 10:10~10:50,11:00~ 11: 40;(2)2 times in the afternoon:13: 20~14:00,14:30~15:10
    3. The items of timed tour and the time commentary takes: Kinder fire truck commentary (about 10 minutes), Earthquake simulation room (about 20 minutes) and Smoke experience room (about 10 minutes). Every commentary takes about 40 minutes totally.
    4. Registration: The maxima is 60 people. Group reservation first. On-site registration is open when the quota is available, and you can go to the service desk to take the number plate until the full 15 minutes before the opening.
    5. Meeting point: Meet at the service desk 5 minutes before the opening.
    6. Others: (1)If there are more than 40 people a time, people will be disassembled into two groups to experience alternately.(2) In order to take into account the quality of the tour and the rights and interests of the public, after the start of each session, it is not open to join halfway.
  • Close time of the Museum

    Mondays (if the Monday is national holiday, then it will be opened on Monday and closed on Tuesday ), and other days for specific reasons such as typhoons or repair.
    Open hours:

    1. 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.
    2. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Precautions
    1. The open space includes the first and second floors above the main building and the bell tower. Other areas are not open to the public.
    2. Please enter the number of visitors and other information at the service desk before entering the museum. Except for groups that need to reserve, other families or individuals can freely visit or experience some facilities during the opening time of the museum.
    3. Due to the large number of people visiting on holidays (such as Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, etc.), in order to maintain the quality of admission to the museum, flow control will be implemented. Please pay attention to the on-site announcements. Sorry for the inconvenience.
    4. In order to avoid waste of resources, group reservations are required to arrive at the museum 5-10 minutes in advance. Before the opening five minutes yet to come who will forgive timed tour of places open to individual on-site registration.
    5. There is only one barrier-free toilet on the first floor of the building. Visitors are advised to finish the toilet elsewhere to avoid waiting on the scene.
    6. Please dress neatly and not indecently.
    7. To ensure the safety of visitors and cleanliness of the hall, noisy, running, smoking, chewing betel nuts or littering are prohibited.
    8. Please do not operate the facilities in the museum without permission. Please keep quiet and listen to the instructions and follow the instructions of the tour guides during the visit, in order to avoid obstructing the rights of others.
    9. Pets (except guide dogs), contraband and dangerous goods are prohibited to bring into the museum.
    10. The museum is a city-appointed historic site, and any damage should be responsible for repairing and compensating for losses.
    11. It is not allowed to engage in for-profit activities when visiting the museum; please be responsible for matters related to personal transportation and safety maintenance, public order and accident insurance during the visit.
  • The phone numbers of the divisions of the Fire Department.
    Unit Address Tel
    Fire Bureau, Hsinchu City No. 679, Xida Rd., Hsinchu City 30049, Taiwan ( R.O.C.) 886-3-5229508
    Zhuguang Fire Station 1Fl., No. 679, Xida Rd., Hsinchu City 30049, Taiwan ( R.O.C.) 886-3-5265248
    Zhongshan Fire Station No. 4, Zhongshan Rd., Hsinchu City 30046, Taiwan ( R.O.C.) 886-3-5222050
    Guangfu Fire Station 1F., No.356, Gongyuan Rd., Hsinchu City 30069, Taiwan (R.O.C.) 886-3-5234918
    Siangshan Fire Station 1F., No.150, Niupu N. Rd., Hsinchu City 30091, Taiwan (R.O.C.) 886-3-5389360
    Nanliao Fire Station No. 539, Sec. 3, Dongda Rd., Hsinchu City 30057, Taiwan ( R.O.C.) 886-3-5361157
    Sanming Fire Station No. 486, Sec. 1, Jingguo Rd., Hsinchu City 30059, Taiwan ( R.O.C.) 886-3-5437807
    Puding Fire Station 1Fl., No. 568, Sec. 1, Guangfu Rd., Hsinchu City 30072, Taiwan ( R.O.C.) 886-3-5790102
    Chaoshan Fire Station No. 688, Sec. 5, Zhonghua Rd., Hsinchu City 30094, Taiwan ( R.O.C.) 886-3-5376753
    Minghu Fire Station No.9, Lane 1075, Minghu Rd., Hsinchu City 30063, Taiwan ( R.O.C.) 886-3-5292925
    Jinshan Fire Station No.190, Jieshou Rd., Hsinchu City 30074, Taiwan ( R.O.C.) 886-3-6662172

Hsinchu City Fire Museum

  • Address:No. 4, Zhongshan Rd., Hsinchu City 30046, Taiwan ( R.O.C.)
  • Tel:886-3-5229508 ext5422
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【Location / Transportation】
  1. Via freeway:

    Coming off any of the Hsinchu interchange ways at the Guangfu Road exit.Follow along Guangfu Road towards the Hsinchu City direction, get onto Guangfu Road viaduct and get off at the Minzu Road exit. Follow along Dongda Road, turn left at the Zhongyang Road intersection then turn right at the Zhongzheng Road intersection, then turn left at the Zhongshan Road intersection ,and you will see the city fire museum.

  2. From National Freeway 3:

    Get off Jiadong interchange way onto Caiciao Road, pass through Minhu Road, Nanda Road, then turn left at the Xida Road intersection, going along Xida Road and turn right at the Zhongshan Road intersection, continue on Zhongshan Road and you are there.

  3. By Train:

    From Hsinchu Train Station, follow Zhongjheng Road going towards Jingguo Road.

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