TYPA Printing and Paper Arts Centre

TYPA Printing and Paper Arts Centre is located in a former boot factory. Here, you can see how paper is made, admire paper sculptures, historical printing presses, wooden and lead typefaces, as well as a variety of thematic and temporary exhibitions.

Workshops are held at the centre; for example, on papermaking, printing posters, and binding handmade notebooks. The museum also operates as a printing house and organises courses for art students.

There is plenty to discover here for specialists, as well as for families with children.

TYPA Printing and Paper Arts Centre is located in a former boot factory. Here, you can see how paper is made, admire paper sculptures, historical printing presses, wooden and lead typefaces, as well as a variety of thematic and temporary exhibitions.

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  • You'd never believe the history of paper and printing could be this fun

    The staff are lovely, skilled and knowledgeable. You'll walk through a couple thousand years of paper history, being all hands-on at every step. I didn't know pretty much anything about papermaking...

  • Absolutely Incredible

    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...

  • Brilliant, informative and interactive

    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...


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