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Musee de l'Imprimerie

Open Now: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Surprise!

This museum was a surprise to us, when visiting Nantes on a city trip. Not only a lot of printing... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
loveluxurytravel
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Hoorn, Noord-Holland
Journey through print

Not a wonderful entrance and it is easy to walk on by but once inside a treasure trove of old... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2014
afolker
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London, United Kingdom
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27 Oct 2016
“Surprise!”
19 Jul 2014
“Journey through print”
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

This museum was a surprise to us, when visiting Nantes on a city trip. Not only a lot of printing machines of the last centuries, but also attentive staff which demonstrated the operation of the printing presses,

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Reviewed 20 July 2014

Not a wonderful entrance and it is easy to walk on by but once inside a treasure trove of old printing machinery. Guide speaks a little English but enjoyed jokes about English contributions to the design of presses. The guide gives practical demonstrations on many...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2013

Very interesting, but a tour is a must. Very small, but the staff are knowledgeable. Don't know if they can do English tours.

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Reviewed 12 October 2012

This was hands down the best attraction I had visited in Nantes. The museum goes a little bit into the history of paper, then proceeds to showcase various printing machines. If you have a passable understanding of French, I implore you to join the guided...More

3  Thank FordPrefectII
Reviewed 11 May 2012

All sorts of printing machines, which for the most part, are in operation. Examples of lithographs, typesetting machines, up to early photocomposition. Unusual things such as the moulds for biscuits (Nantes is famous for Petit Beurre and others). Very forthcoming and friendly museum staff.

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