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Yingge Ceramics Museum

Yingge Cultural Arts

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AddressNo.200, Wenhua Rd., Yingge Dist., New Taipei City, Taiwan 239
Tel886-2-86772727
Opening9:30-17:00 from Monday to Friday. 9:30-18:00 on weekend
Fax886-2-86774104

Description

The “Yingge Ceramics Museum”opened in 2000 is the first museum in Taiwan with the “Pottery and Ceramics”profession as its theme. It is jointly nominated with “Yingge Old Street”as the two heavyweights promoters of ceramic-related culture. The Ceramics Museum is situated on the bustling Wenhua Rd., using a span of exposed concrete wall as entrance to resemble its isolation from the hustle and bustle of the outside world and subtly inferring its quiet atmosphere within. There are two stories below ground and three stories above, all exhibiting the kilning culture of the past 200 years in Taiwan. There are professional pottery workshops and pottery hands on DIY in the museum. In addition, there are green spaces and installation arts at the back of the museum, along with a pool area open to kids during the summer. It is a place of fun for parents and children.

Besides looking at the museum collections, one could also visit the “Sanyin Heart Space Arts District” for large ceramic art landscaping. The intricate and supersized bowls, plates, spoons and other daily necessities tower on the ground. There is also the popular photo site “Rainbow Windmill”. More than 1200 sticks of rainbow windmills lined up in the order of the rainbow is guaranteed to take your breath away and can’t hold back the shutters!