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Cheongju Early Printing Museum 청주 고인쇄박물관(흥덕사지)

  • +82-43-201-4266
  • cjcity.net
713, Jikji-daero, Heungdeok-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do

This early printing museum, located on the site of Heungdeoksa Temple in which Jikji, the world's oldest extant book, printed by movable metal type, was printed, was founded on March 17, 1992. Since the technology’s inception, Korea has substantially developed its metal-type printing methods. In this museum, approximately 650 artifacts including ancient movable metal and wooden print books from the Goryeo and Joseon periods, relics from the Heungdeoksaji Temple site (흥덕사지) and printing tools are on display. Here, visitors can learn about the history of the Korean printing technologies and culture.

In addition to exhibition, the museum has been promoted to hold the Cheongju International Printing & Publishing Fair, to study early printing culture and printing types and to publish museum journals and early printing-related papers.

Utilization information

・Maximum Occupancy : Seminar room 300 seats, Video room 45 seats

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-43-201-4266

・Parking Facilities : 61 spaces

・Parking Fees : Free

・Closed : Closed on Mondays, New year's day, Lunar new year's day and Chuseok

・Admission Fees : * Adults 800 won / Group 600 won
* Youths 600 won / Group 400 won
* Children 400 won / Group Free
※ Group - more 20 people

・Operating Hours : 09:00 - 18:00
Admission is available until one hour before closing time.

・Structure Size : B1 ~ 2F
Total site 40,990㎡ / Building site 4,868㎡

・Duration : O

Program Information

Foreign Language Intepretation Services

English, Japanese, Chinese

Access

- Take the bus to Cheongju at Dong Seoul Terminal (Departure 8 times a day (06:50-09:10), 1 hour and 30 minute ride)
- Board the bus (No. 831, 831-1) at Cheongju Bus Terminal and get off at Cheongju Arts Center (Cheongju Early Printing Museum across from Cheongju Arts Center)
- Board the bus (No. 747) to Gagyeong-dong Bus Terminal at Cheongju International Airport and get off Cheongju Gym (15 minutes on foot / basic rate distance for taxis)

713, Jikji-daero, Heungdeok-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do


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