Plantin - Moretus Museum

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7 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

I'll be the first to admit, a museum of printing didn't sound terribly exciting to me, at first. Antwerp Belgium's Plantin-Moretus Museum certainly changed my mind. This is the only... Full review →


Atlas Obscura

Most prolific publishing house in the 1600s open to the public.  Full review →



This museum is a gorgeously preserved window on the late 16th century. The displays trace the history of printing.



The home and printing plant of an extraordinary publishing dynasty... the family printed innumerable bibles, breviaries, and missals. Full review →


Frommer's 33

In 1555 Christoffle Plantin established an influential printing workshop in this stately patrician mansion in the city center. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

The idea of giving a museum Unesco World Heritage status might seem odd, until you’ve seen this fabulous place. Full review →


Michelin Guide 53

This museum occupies the house and printing room of Christophe Plantin. It is filled with old furniture, tapestries, gold-lined leathers, paintings, old presses, and collections of... Full review →

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