Special Features The town of Yingge is renowned for its ceramics industry and is known as Taiwan’s pottery capital. This museum is the first museum in Taiwan specializing in ceramics and pottery. The museum is educational and visitor friendly. It brings together wisdom from various fields, including IT and situational learning to create a unique art and cultural space. The museum aims to help Yingge remain a ceramic art center and to develop the local industry. It’s purpose is also to improve the creative environment for ceramic art in Taiwan and spread the art’s beauty around the world by promoting international exchange.
Brief Introduction Main Building: The first floor has a service area, a multi-media classroom, a kiln and an area displaying ceramic manufacturing tools. On the second floor are five permanent exhibitions, including one that traces the development of Taiwan’s ceramics industry. The third floor is used for research and planning exhibitions. Basement floors one and two have a children’s pottery experience room and ceramic art classrooms.
Ceramic Art Park: This park is located behind the museum. It shows the diverse facets of ceramic art in an outdoor setting, displaying the balanced relationship between ceramic art and nature.
Yingge Pottery Old Street: This old street was once lined with ceramics factories. Now you will find shops selling ceramics, ceramic art studios, and DIY classrooms for ceramic art.
Yingge Rock: This is the best known local landmark. From a certain angle it looks like a giant eagle. To get a close-up view of this impressive rock, take the trail at the end of Chenggong Street and walk uphill. A bird’s eye view of Dahan River can also be enjoyed from this spot.
Route 1: Yingge Pottery Old Street → New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum → Yingge Rock
Route 2 New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum → Yingge Pottery Old Street → New Taipei City Hakka Museum
How to Get There Public Transport: Train to Yingge → Wenhua Road Exit → turn right → Wenhua Old Street Business District → Wenhua Rd. → follow signs to the museum