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Maybe the best 300 yen spent in Tokyo!

My partner and I headed to the Printing Museum on a drizzly, blustery day in Tokyo after hearing... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
danielmclegg
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Didcot, United Kingdom
Heaps of fun. 3 pm workshop was interesting

I had so much fun there. There are seats everywhere while you watch informative video clips. The... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Soha-Eldeeb
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

My partner and I headed to the Printing Museum on a drizzly, blustery day in Tokyo after hearing about it from my partner's colleague. It's situated in the basement level of the corporate HQ of Toppan, a large Japanese printing firm. It was just 300...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2018

I had so much fun there. There are seats everywhere while you watch informative video clips. The clips are in Japanese and you can choose the subtitles language. We went on a Friday so we were able to join the 3 pm workshop where we...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

日本だけでなく洋の東西を問わず、印刷技術の歴史から変遷、印刷技術を通した表現方法の多様化に至るまで学ぶことができる博物館です。『印刷』という限られた題材とは言え展示されているスペースは存外に広く、随所に体験コーナーも設けてあるため、展示室を通して飽きることはありません。年間を通して通常展示がほとんどですが、まれに開催される特別展示には、さらに視点や時代、国や地域を絞り、印刷技術がどのようにその特定の時代・文化社会において深く根付き、発展に貢献していったかが分かります。特別展示の際は料金が異なりますので注意。先着で、『印刷の家』というスペースで様々な印刷機を用いながら、様々なワークショップを体験できるのも魅力であり、子供にも人気のスポットと言えます。 You can learn about the history of printing technology and the diversification of expressive methods around the world through exhibits and experiential learning in this museum. Although the subject of this museum is limited in "printing", the exhibition space is unexpectedly wide. There are...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2013

Four days a week, the Printing Museum opens up their letterpress workshop to the public. Two days = demonstration, other two days = hands on workshop. We emailed ahead and asked that an English-speaking staff member be available for the workshop, and miracle of miracles...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2012

This museum was created by the Toppan Printing Company, which was started over a hundred years ago. The company is dealing with the rapid evolution of information technology, and applying its expertise in thin films to more modern IT applications, like large electronic displays. The...More

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