New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum

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Coordinates: 24°56′57.5″N 121°21′7.3″E / 24.949306°N 121.352028°E / 24.949306; 121.352028

New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum
新北市立鶯歌陶瓷博物館
Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum 01.jpg
Established26 November 2000
LocationYingge, New Taipei, Taiwan
TypeArt museum
Visitors1,153,263 (2015)
DirectorWu Hsiu-tzu
Websitewww.ceramics.ntpc.gov.tw

The New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum (Chinese: 新北市立鶯歌陶瓷博物館; pinyin: Xīnběi Shìlì Yīnggē Táocí Bówùguǎn) is a museum presenting ceramics located in Yingge District, New Taipei, Taiwan.[1]

History[edit]

The construction of the museum began in 1988 and was opened on 26 November 2000.[2] The museum houses exhibits as well as a ceramics studio. The museum was formerly known as the Taipei County Yingko Ceramics Museum (Chinese: 台北縣立鶯歌陶瓷博物館). However, as Taipei County was awarded special municipality status and renamed New Taipei City on December 25, 2010, the museum was subsequently renamed to New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum.

Exhibitions[edit]

The permanent exhibits present five major themes:[3]

  1. Traditional Pottery Techniques Hall
  2. Once they Were: Development of Taiwan Ceramics
  3. Pottery Town: History of Yingge
  4. Shuttle Through Time: Prehistoric/Aboriginal/Contemporary Ceramics
  5. Future Prediction: Industrial and High-tech Ceramics

Transportation[edit]

The museum is accessible within walking distance South West from Yingge Station of the Taiwan Railway Administration.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Long layovers in Taiwan can be rewarding: Tourism Bureau". focustaiwan.tw.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-02-02. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
  3. ^ Exhibition, New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum.

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