Updated on: June 30, 2018
Kaohsiung vision museum was previously operating as Kaohsiung train station in 1941 during the Japanese occupancy. The presence of Japanese culture explains the “imperial crown style” of the building entire facade with a western foyer and a main hall.
This station exist mainly to stimulate the development of industrial and commercial activities of Kaohsiung. Being the predecessor of Kaohsiung, this iconic architecture has withstood the test of time and witness the entire development of kaohsiung notably construction of railway projects, MRT and high speed rail system.
With all things old, this train station was subsequently relocated to its current location in 2002 and became the “Kaohsiung vision museum”. That being said, visitors can look forward to a walk through kaohsiung history, admire the architecture and its developments through these years while getting updates on future developments from this e-museum.