Taiwan Printing Discovery Center

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Photo:臺灣印刷探索館 提供

Photo:臺灣印刷探索館 提供

Photo:臺灣印刷探索館 提供

Photo:臺灣印刷探索館 提供

Photo:臺灣印刷探索館 提供

Photo:臺灣印刷探索館 提供

Photo:臺灣印刷探索館 提供

Photo:臺灣印刷探索館 提供

Photo:臺灣印刷探索館 提供

Photo:臺灣印刷探索館 提供

Photo:臺灣印刷探索館 提供

Photo:臺灣印刷探索館 提供

Photo:臺灣印刷探索館 提供

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The printing factory was founded on March, 1949, original named the Print Shop of Taiwan Province Secretary Office. It was later organized under the Ministry of Finance. Over 60 years of service in printing papers, receipts, lottery, magazines, classified documents, and bonds for the government institutions, Taiwan Printing Discovery Center is now open to the public along with the fascinating history behind it. It is the first print shop turned into tourism factory with fun facts and historical stories preserved from the time in service. It’s a wonderful experience for the whole family.

Taiwan Printing Discovery Center required reservation before visits. With guided tours, it takes you through the age of printing history such as the inventor types of printing throughout the years, movable type printing, existing oldest print plate and the first book ever printed in Europe. The receipts we use today in Taiwan are still under production in the center. The invention and the history of receipts are being introduced, the whole production line is open to the public in action, but the action only takes place in weekdays. Also, interacting process for kids to experience unorthodox printed art piece, the art pieces are created with special materials under certain circumstances the picture will change. Introducing offset printing, which is made bearing massive printing mission, the offset printing device rolls every day the moment plugged in for 20 years nonstop. It is now retired in the center stop by so remember to go check it out. A DIY Class is available, where you can make your own printing souvenir on the spot by using ancient 1453 techniques. The make your own souvenirs include books, lanterns, paintings and clocks. Creative Gift Shop, with unique gifts and souvenirs design creatively and local products are in stock, pick up your favorite things here. And an ecological pond recreational area is located outside where you can get a fresh air and stroll around.
 
Leon Tsai

scenery features:

Taiwan Printing Discovery Center is the first tourism printing factory in Taiwan. It’s under the management of the Ministry of Finance, now open to the public to experience the process of printing industry.

opening hours:

Open 9:00 to 17:00
Closed on Mondays
Reserved Tours Schedule 9:00 10:00 14:00 15:30
Production line is closed on holidays, but the equipments are still open to public.

service facilities:

Reservation number: 04-24951001
Website: http://twin.ppmof.gov.tw
E-mail: twin@ppmof.gov.tw
Please contact on Monday to Friday before 4 pm, we will get back as soon as we can.
Reserved Tours Schedule 9:00 10:00 14:00 15:30

additional activities:

DIY Class is optional after tour
A: Main tour 1hr
B: Main tour + DIY 2-2.5 hr
C: Main tour + DIY + Season limited activity 3-3.5 hr
DIY items: book, lantern, painting and clock

expenditure brief:

Ticket Fee TWD 100
For citizens of Taichung TWD 90
The ticket is a coupon of TWD 50
Available to use for exchange small souvenir and use in purchases, DIY class

Children age under 3, elder age over 65, handicapped, volunteers at the center are free of charge.

The above fees are for reference purposes only; actual costs are informed at the actual venue and we do NOT give any prior notice.

Directions:

Directions:
By Car
Highway no.3
Exit on WuFeng Interchange
Proceed Provincial Highway no.3 heading WuFeng
Turn left on ZhongZheng Road
Proceed until Center

By Public Transportation
From Taichung
Take Taichung City Bus no.100, 107, 108, 132, 9120, 6871
Take Ubus no.50, 53, 151
Get off at Ministry of Finance Print Shop (財政部印刷廠)

By HSR
From WuRi HSR Station
Take no.151 bus
Get off at Taiwan Printing Discovery Center

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