Kuo Yuan Ye Museum of Cake and Pastry

Kuo Yuan Ye Museum of Cake and Pastry
郭元益糕餅博物館
General information
Type Museum
Location Shilin District, Taipei
Yangmei District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan
Opening 2001
Website
www.kuos.com/museum

The Kuo Yuan Ye Museum of Cake and Pastry (Chinese: 郭元益糕餅博物館; pinyin: Guōyuányì Gāobǐng Bówùguǎn) is a pastry culture and making museum in Taiwan.[1][2]

The museum has two branches in Taiwan, one in Shilin District, Taipei and another in Yangmei District, Taoyuan City.[3]

History

In 1708, ancestor of Kuo Yuan Ye moved from Zhangzhou to Taiwan within the Fujian Province of Qing Dynasty and started the family bakery business. To preserve the brand asset, the family opened a bakery museum in Yangmei District as Taiwan's first bakery museum in 2001. In 2002, the Shilin branch of the bakery museum was founded.

Transportation

The museum is accessible within walking distance north from Shilin Station of the Taipei Metro for the Shilin branch, and northwest from Puxin Station of the Taiwan Railway Administration for the Yangmei branch.

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