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Internationales Zeitungsmuseum

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Nice museum

It is a nice museum providing an overview of development of newspapers and mass media. We visited... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Magda S
Loved it!

We went on a not so busy afternoon with low expectations but were pleasantly surprised by this... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
Leiden, The Netherlands
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6 days ago
“Nice museum”
2 weeks ago
“Small and unimpressive”
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Pontstr. 13, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 241 4324910
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is a nice museum providing an overview of development of newspapers and mass media. We visited it because it was included in our "Six for Six" card and it was a pleasant surprise. There was an interactive permanent exhibition, featuring examples of newspapers from...More

Thank Magda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paid attraction, it may be interesting but so small that is hardly worth the money. Maybe for someone with particular interest in it, like Journalism students.

Thank alexthecarioca
Reviewed 31 August 2017

A newspaper museum sounds quite boring, especially if it's newspapers from another country. But this museum is actually more about freedom of the press, and about objective reporting. There is some treatment of the history of news, with important steps such as the invention of...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

We went on a not so busy afternoon with low expectations but were pleasantly surprised by this museum. This is one of a kind museum and provides you good overview of how mass communication specially newspapers have evolved over the years. Do visit if you...More

Thank djoshi04
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I visited this little Museum in Pontstrasse, center of Aachen, it was very interesting to see how the newspapers was made in ancient time.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The international museum of mass media is close to the city hall: 3 minutes walk actually. For 5€ you got a very interactive and interesting explanation of the history of media. The theoretical background you got in the texts is accurate and provides a constructive...More

Thank Anne-Marie C
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I find it hard to criticise this museum because its supporters have worked hard to open it and keep it open., but I had such great expectations and was hugely disappointed. The large House of Aachen as it is also called has been important since...More

Thank wyntyll
Reviewed 16 January 2016

There are lots of displays - most have an English option. The inter-active displays are all multi lingual. The Old Newspapers are in whatever language (mostly German) - But they are illustrating styles and designs ... You don't need to read the words. Quirky -...More

Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 16 December 2015

The international newspaper museum in Aachen is a nice place to visit. It is situated in the city center, very near to the town hall. There is a cozy cafe in the ground floor and the museum is in the first floor. There is a...More

Thank Swagata M
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Since German is not one of our languages we asked the old gentleman at the ticket desk if there was information in English. He managed to tear himself away from his sandwich to say "yes" and on that basis we paid our €10 each and...More

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