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All reviews make your own hands on activities book binding water wheel water mill printing press great hands all ages type setting quill pen both adults and children st alban learn how four floors gift shop few hours old style
Great place to visit, opens at 11 so don't arrive early like we did. Made our own paper, printed and embossed it etc - the staff were all very friendly and knowledgeable. Interesting museum and easy access to all floors via lift. Not busy in...More
This was a very educational and interesting way to spend an afternoon.... we found it well worth the entrance fee and all the workers we met were super friendly.... and a lovely coffee shop to finish it up....
We were recommended to see this museum by our daughter who had already visited it. The museum is fascinating and offered many opportunities for hands on participation. It covers centuries of the history of paper and other forms of communication. Well worth a visit.
Wonderful museum that captures the history of paper and printing from the beginning of time to modern day. Every floor has a hands on experience; making paper from pulp, printing using a press, calligraphy and hand art, making decorative paper, etc. We spent several hours...More
Discounted entrance fee with a Basel Card. This museum has several hands-on activities that are fun and interesting for children and adults alike. There are also several live demonstrations as well. The exhibits start in the basement of an old 5-story high building beginning with...More
Only 7.50 CHF entry with the Basel card, a great value for all the exhibits and demonstrations of this museum. We made our own paper, used a quill pen, did embossing, and learned a lot about Basel's role in history. My husband had scoffed at...More
This museum shows so much more than 'the crafts related to paper and book-production'. (This always remains fascinating because so many of these activities are now taken for granted.) I just went to the museum to make photographs of the absolutely unique replica of a...More
Excellent couple of hours spent here.
Right next to the river Rhine. The building is beautiful. Lost to see and do. Including making your own paper to keep. Writing and marbling with colours. Old style printing can be done as well.
Great way to spend...More
As I said in my review, (May 29th) my daughter (21) and I were the first in at 11am and enjoyed the museum, most of the exhibits and a walk round the shop in an hour. Unfortunately not everything is written in English so we... More
As I said in my review, (May 29th) my daughter (21) and I were the first in at 11am and enjoyed the museum, most of the exhibits and a walk round the shop in an hour. Unfortunately not everything is written in English so we passed those bits by. But it is located in a picturesque area.