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Closes in 26 min: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Absolutely unique hand-making paper manufacture that offers you to make your own paper, stamp it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Olya K
Brilliant, informative and interactive

Amazing tour, highly recommended! Learnt so much about the history, journey and life cycle of... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2019
Rachel L
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TYPA is a design centre for print and paper art where we display a host of historic presses and traditional techniques from papermaking to letterpress book printing. Old machinery is complemented by contemporary architectural paper objects and...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Kastani 48F, Tartu 50410, Estonia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely unique hand-making paper manufacture that offers you to make your own paper, stamp it, and then try yourself in poster-making - all using authentic old machinery. I loved every second of my visit! Recommend to everyone: couples, youth, children!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Olya K
Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

Amazing tour, highly recommended! Learnt so much about the history, journey and life cycle of paper/ book and even got to make our own paper and print to take home! Lemmit was such a good guide and really friendly and passionate!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rachel L
Reviewed September 4, 2019

We didn't quite know what to expect from this place. It is not really a museum nor a print shop... and you have to know it is there, as you would never find the place "randomly". We didn't make any advance booking (not even sure...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

We got a private tour (included!), made our own paper out of recycled denim and then used a press to print figures on it. It was really great and interesting. The sweet cat Victoria (named after a large press machine) was an added bonus. "Not...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

You get a view into the history of paper and printing, by making your own paper and printing it. Recommended!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyd it very much. I love that it isn’t just for looking, but you can make paper and print on it. The tour includes on the price and the tour is really good.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2019

It's not just a museum. It's learning, experience, entertainment - all in one. There working volunteers from different countries.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

This isn’t just one of those boring museums where you go through and just look at old stuff. Each part of the museum is interactive and you can actually get your hands on stuff and see how it works. I was able to make my...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank rachelboyea
Reviewed April 8, 2019

Highly fascinating small private museum. Absolutely must to visit for everyone no matter if you related in printing business or not. And thanks a lot to people who make it possible.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Valentin S
Reviewed March 11, 2019

One of my favourite museums in town! The staff are very well informed and offer an excellent tour plus very interesting hands-on projects and activities!

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank savyrivka
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