Mainz Travel Tip:
The older building of the Gutenberg Museum
Situated in the old quarter of Mainz, the Gutenberg Museum is one of the oldest printing museums, attracting tourists and professionals from all over the world. It was founded in 1900, on the 500th anniversary of the birth of Johannes Gutenberg, and is dedicated to the life and work of Gutenberg, the inventor of the printing press. In this printing treasure trove, visitors can explore various sections on printing technology, book design, job printing and bookplates, graphics and posters, paper, type history and modern art books to gain a comprehensive insight into the history of type and printing. The museum's highlights include the famous Gutenberg Bible, which is one of the most beautiful printed books in the world.
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 9am - 5pm, Sunday: 11am - 3pm.
Admission: Adults 5 €, Concessions 3 €, Children 8-18 years 2 €.
[ Source: http://www.gutenberg-museum.de/ ]
Address: Liebfrauenplatz 5, 55116 Mainz
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