Plantin-moretus Museum

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  • Address: Vrijdagmarkt 22-23, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 32-32211450
  • Ticket Price: 8 EUR
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museums, Museums, Family And Kids, Unesco Site

The Plantin-Moretus Museum is sure to be on the bucket list of every avid book reader who ever gets to visit Antwerp. This very place was once the most well-known printing house around the globe and one can witness the printing techniques of the middle ages on their visit. Buy your tickets for Plantin-Moretus Museum online in advance to avoid any last-minute delays and rushes. You can get detailed information on Plantin-Moretus Museum tickets and even book tickets for Plantin-Moretus Museum tours from our ticket section.

The Plantin-Moretus Museum of printing place ought to be a mecca for every self-confessed book lover. Once upon a time, it was the world’s most prolific printing house, and now it’s a fine museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a true blast to the past. Visitors will have a chance to see what a printing house looked like in the 16th century as well as how the actually managers of the place lived and worked. It’s fascinating. The world’s two oldest printing presses are also housed here as well as a small but important collection of paintings.

  • Take the audio guide.

  • Free Admission on last Wednesday of every month.
  • Museum Plantin-Moretus price is Free for below 12 years of age.

  • Trams and Buses at Groenplaats, and Buses on Platinkaii

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  • Plantin-moretus Museum Address: Vrijdagmarkt 22-23, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium
  • Plantin-moretus Museum Contact Number: 32-32211450
  • Plantin-moretus Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Plantin-moretus Museum Price: 8 EUR
  • Best time to visit Plantin-moretus Museum(preferred time): 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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  • 73.7% of people who visit Antwerp include Plantin-moretus Museum in their plan

  • 48.6% of people start their Plantin-moretus Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Plantin-moretus Museum

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

63.73% of people prefer walking in order to reach Plantin-moretus Museum

People normally club together Grote Markt and St Anna Tunnel while planning their visit to Plantin-moretus Museum.

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  • Way more interesting than it sounds. Museum is full of Rubens paintings, sketches and etchings. Also gives a very thorough and clear overview of the old printing process and how they needed to work together with different artists.

  • The museum shows the factory and house of one of Antwerps most influential families. Nice to visit, particularly for those interested in print history. There’s plenty of very well conserved machines and you get to try for yourself.

  • Nice place to learn about the printing press history. The films about how books were made were fantastic. It can get a little creepy when you hear cracking noise from people walking on the floor above.

  • Well preserved house of the family Plantin. Good and extensive information about printing. All you want to know also about fonts. Nice paintings of Rubens.

  • If your a designer, interested in type or just want to understand more about printing, this museum is a must. Fabulous place.

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