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 exhibitio

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  • What is paper? How to print?

    One hour guided tour was really enchanting experience and we spent another hour wrapping our heads around all the surprising new. If you are in Tartu and looking for time well spent, go visit them.

  • Pleasant experience

    Our guide Aydan, she is amazing and very cultivated artist. Thanks to her guiding, we discovered a lot about Heildelberg, Gutenberg and other paper printing procedures. Thanks a lot Aydan, and Typa!

  • Incredible and fun experience

    Typa really surprised me, So much that I’m now writing my first review ever on tripadvisor, because they deserve it! Learning so much about paper production and the later printing processes couldn’t...


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