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Internationales Zeitungsmuseum

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A lot of stuff

Very interesting stuff to be found there. But if you don't speak German, not that easy … because... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
Nice museum

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

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Magda S
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Pontstr. 13, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Very interesting stuff to be found there. But if you don't speak German, not that easy … because there is a lot to read and to listen to.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed September 19, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Magda S
Reviewed September 9, 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alexthecarioca
Reviewed August 31, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 29, 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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank djoshi04
Reviewed October 26, 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.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed September 7, 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

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Anne-Marie C
Reviewed April 29, 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

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank wyntyll
Reviewed January 15, 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

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed December 15, 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

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Swagata M
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