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Musee de l'Imprimerie

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Address: 24 quai Fosse, Nantes, France
Phone Number: 02 40 73 26 55
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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Journey through print

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 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 of the machines and this makes it very clear. He is obviously a skilled printer.... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 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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Metz, France
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254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 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 tour with demonstrations, which run at 2.30pm every day the museum is open. For hours,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 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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