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Gutenberg Museum, Mainz

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For a glimpse of two original Gutenberg Bibles from the mid-15th century, along with a look at how Gutenberg handled printing in his time, visit Gutenberg Museum. Here, you'll learn about the history of printing, writing, and books--and you can try out typesetting and printing yourself at the museum's educational print shop. Enhance your experience with the audio tour, especially if you can't read German. See Gutenberg Museum and all Mainz has to offer by arranging your trip with our Mainz trip planner.
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  • Visited with a tour guide. It was wonderful. We saw original bibles and how the printing was done on the printing press. Some history of print and how it influenced history. Really enjoyed it. 
    Visited with a tour guide. It was wonderful. We saw original bibles and how the printing was done on the printing press. Some history of print and how it influenced history. Really enjoyed it.  more »
  • We came to this museum to see and hear about the press and the bibles. We were able to get a tour of sorts. It was in German. I speak German. There were other exhibits here worth seeing. We spent... 
    We came to this museum to see and hear about the press and the bibles. We were able to get a tour of sorts. It was in German. I speak German. There were other exhibits here worth seeing. We spent...  more »
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  • It’s a great place if history of things interests you. I was very impressed with this museum and the history it had to offer. Do get the audio device for a guided audio tour otherwise you will be lost inside. Don’t miss the narrated printing press history tour which is in the mail hall downstairs. If you’re lucky you may be gifted a scroll.
  • There're so many old books and we can see many old printers. One of guides lady is so kind to tell me which part is OK to take pictures. Really things are so interesting for me anyway. The museum is close to Dom, please stop by if you have a enough time. I really recommend!!

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