Established in 2000 with the aim of contributing to the transmission and development of printing culture, the museum, which reopened on October 6, 2020, houses approximately 70,000 items of printing-related materials.
The permanent collection consists of three zones: the "History of Printing in Japan", which introduces more than 1,200 years of Japanese printing culture; the "World History of Printing", a chronological exhibition; and the "Printing x Technology" zone, which introduces the processes and printing methods of printing.
At the Printing Studio, which has a collection of typefaces, visitors can try their hand at letterpress printing and an archive of European typefaces is on display. In addition, the P&P Gallery, which holds special exhibitions and events focusing on contemporary printing expression and technology, and the Library, which has a collection of approximately 70,000 volumes of materials related to printing, provide visitors with an opportunity to experience printing culture in the past and present.
|Address||Toppan Koishikawa Bldg., 1-3-3 Suido, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo|
|Business Hour*1||10:00 to 18:00|
|Closed*2||Mondays (Holidays are open, closed the following day) Year-end and New Year, exhibition changeover period|
|Genre*3||The functions of printing in our history and present|
|Entrance Fee*4||Adults ¥300, University Students ¥200, High School Students ¥100,|
|Access*5||8 minutes walk from exit 4 at Edogawabashi(Y12) Station,10 minutes walk from Korakuen(N11,M22) Station|
|*1 The last day of an exhibition or event may end early. *2 There are also end-of-year and temporary closures *3 Blanks refer to all genres. *4 Admission prices may vary depending on the event. Check for senior citizens, children and group discounts.*5 The times shown are approximate.|
Precautions may be taken to prevent the spread of corona infection.