Gutenberg Museum

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The Gutenberg Museum is located in Mainz (near Frankfurt), Germany. The museum featuers a working replica of a Gutenberg press with demonstrations made regularly. I also houses a two-volume 42 line Gutenberg Bible and has a collection of historical handwritings, prints, presses and typesetting equipment.

The museum also is home to the "Druckladen", a letterpress workshop open to everyone interested. The muesum closely cooperates with the "Mainzer Minnipressen Archiv (MMPA), a collection of books from micro-publishers and -presses. The MMPA is organiser of the bi-annual "Minnipressen-Messe", a trade fair for micro-publishers and -presses.

Contact:
Gutenberg-Museum
Liebfrauenplatz 5
55116 Mainz
Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 6131 - 122640 - 42
http://www.gutenberg.de/museum.htm

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