Hujingtou Battle Museum
◼️A comprehensive history of war in Little Kinmen is on display.
◼️High-resolution telescopes are available for observing Xiamen.
◼️Introductory videos are played and guided tours are offered for free.
Hujingtou situates on the Northwest Coast of Lieyu which is only 5,000 meters away from Xiamen. It is another important stronghold for psychological warfare aside Dadan Island, Mashan of the Northeast Coast, and Guningtou of the Northwest Coast in Kinmen.
Established in 1988, Hujingtou Battle Museum is a moated castle that features traditional architectural details like the embattlement and red gates with golden knobs. Weapons like cannons, 57mm artillery guns and machine guns are on display in the plaza.
Inside the museum, there are detailed records of Da Eer Battle, August 23 Artillery Battle and the military operations in Little Kinmen. A variety of other exhibits can be found in the museum including introductory videos and a weaponry demonstration.
Daily schedule: 10:00、14:00
◾️Heroic Figures (The 35-minute video comprises 7 clips.)
◾️The venue accommodates 40 seats. Visitors can feel free to stop by and watch.
Opening Hours 08:30-17:00, daily except for Chinese New Year's Day
- Guiding Service
Recommended length of visit
Union City, California
Only 6 Km to XiamenThe closest spot to Xiamen from Leiyu. Actually, your cell phone would automatically pick up Xiamen carrier signal instead because it’s so close. It’s not hard to picture which kind of hardship back then for those soldiers staying here. I have a much better picture to know way more about my friends who served military service here.
Average War MuseumHuJingtou is yet another war museum on Kinmen Island. Good history with many pictures and some signage in English. It's on the northwest part of the Island, about 15 minutes from Haifu Hotel main part of Island. Is free, like all Kinmen attractions. Worth a visit, but less impressive than 8-2-3 Artillery Battle Museum.
Excellent place to visit for ROC history!A walk through the civil defence tunnel is a must for you to know more about the history of the place!!
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