National Taichung Theater




Venue Guide

NTT currently provides guided tours only in Mandarin.

Online booking:

  • 1.Participant limit: Only 40 people may reserve place per tour.

    • Individual reservationsA person can reserve up to 9 places.

    • Group reservationsAn individual may reserve from 10 to 40 places.


  • 2.Booking date: The bookings must be made at least by 15:00 of the previous day.


  • 3.How to book: Visit the NTT website and select "Tour Services" and then "Online Bookings". Then after completing the steps you will see "Booking Successful" and receive an email confirmation.


  • 4.Cancellations :Please cancel your bookings by 15:00 the day before your tour (at the very latest).


  • 5.Attending:Please report to the 1F Customer Service Counter with your ID (identification card, health insurance card, driver's license, etc.). If you report to the spot 5 minutes late for your tour, your booking will be cancelled and waitlisted visitors will be given your place. Please be on time!


  • 6.Suspension:If one of the following situations occurs, the booker will be suspended and unable to make bookings for the next six months.

    *The deviance between the number of places reserved the actual number of people attending the tour is larger than five.

    *After reserving places for a group, the group does not show up nor does the booker cancel the reservation before 3pm of the prior day.


Types of tour:

  • Scheduled tours

    Discover the theater's external features and unique architectural properties during regularly scheduled tours where you can wander through the theater's beauty and see the details for yourself, listening to the story of this new theater.


    • Times: 11:30, 13:30, 15:30.
    • Duration: 60 minutes
    • Tour content: From the theater's exterior, understand architect Toyo Ito's creative insights. And from the interior of the theater, feel and breathe with NTT's artistic energy.
    • Addendum: The Grand Theater, Playhouse and Black Box are working spaces for the performing crews, and therefore not included in the guided tour spots. To have a look inside the theaters, please click here for the auditorium visual guide.
    • Tour fee: 100 NTD/person. (NTT’s Taichung Cards holders, those with proof of Taichung residency, and Taichung City school groups may enjoy a free tour. Those with disabilities and their companions -limited to 1 person-, or who are 65 years, and older may receive a 50% discount.)
  • Children’s Tours

    What will kids with their strong vitality and exuberant imaginations think when they see the theater? NTT welcomes children to come play and grow up together!


    • Times: 11:30, 13:30.
    • Duration: 60 minutes
    • Suggested age range between 7 and 12 (must be accompanied by a guardian or teacher for the entire tour)
    • Tour content: Take the kids on a fun-filled tour to get to know the theater, understand the basic norms involved in attending the theater, and cultivate a sense of culture within them.
    • Addendum: The Grand Theater, Playhouse and Black Box are working spaces for the performing crews, and therefore not included in the guided tour spots. To have a look inside the theaters, please click here for the auditorium visual guide.
    • Tour fee: 100 NTD/person. (NTT’s Taichung Cards holders, those with proof of Taichung residency, and Taichung City school groups may enjoy a free tour. Those with disabilities and their companions -limited to 1 person-, or who are 65 years, and older may receive a 50% discount.)
  • Night tours

    As night approaches, the theater changes into its evening wear, completely different from its daytime appearance. The night tours invite you to enjoy the theater's nocturnal trappings, and explore the theater's many different sides.


    • Times: Every Wednesday at 19:30.
    • Duration: 60 minutes.
    • Tour content: From the theater's exterior, appreciate the unique lighting and feel the theater's strong spirit. From the theater's interior, enjoy the theater's exclusive nightscape and its completely different feel from daytime.
    • Addendum: The Grand Theater, Playhouse and Black Box are working spaces for the performing crews, and therefore not included in the guided tour spots. To have a look inside the theaters, please click here for the auditorium visual guide.
    • Tour fee: 100 NTD/person. (NTT’s Taichung Cards holders, those with proof of Taichung residency, and Taichung City school groups may enjoy a free tour. Those with disabilities and their companions -limited to 1 person-, or who are 65 years, and older may receive a 50% discount.)