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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  • Great little museum, we spent just over 2 hours which was perfect. Definitely get the audio guide. Some areas (live demonstration, newer exhibits) were in German only. We really appreciated the exhibi...  more »
  • As an English speaking person, I found going to the Visitor Center first very helpful. I bought the audio-tour which is available in many languages. A significant amount of the posted narratives are i...  more »
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  • Excellent museum at the birthplace of Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of efficient movable type. Most description is in German but there is an impressive English audio guide you can hire. One less star due to not accepting card payments.
  • Very nice museum. Nicely done exhibits, and there are even educational videod and a demo! You will need a few hours if you want to see the whole thing carefully, and it is worth seeing.
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