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HANDS-ON! Feel the stamping mill pound, smell a whiff of fresh ink, hear the clattering of the printing press.
Experience history with all your senses!
PAPER, WRITING AND PRINTING Using all your senses, transform your understanding of paper and books.
See, smell, hear, and touch history!
PUTTING HISTORY TO WORK Our museum stands alone in its unique offerings: Come experience them for yourself! PAPER, WRITING AND PRINTING Using all your senses, transform your understanding of paper and books. See, smell, hear, and touch history!

Hours & Admission

Tuesday till Friday

11 – 17

Saturday

13 – 17

Sunday

11 – 17

Monday

closed

 

Sunday 1st August

closed 

From paper to book

Putting history to work

Integrated workplaces

WHAT'S GOING ON

Paper machine in operation

Every Tuesday, 1 p.m. – 3.30 p.m. Our four-wire laboratory paper machine produces continuous paper in front of the visitors. Due to the current situation, ...

Origami – the colorful world of folding

Every third Sunday of the month, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Open workshop with the origami group Gelterkinden. Due to the current situation, this activity ...

GALLERY

Thought 1

“The many opportunities to do things yourself are great, especially for children. My daughter (11 years) and I had a lot of fun for 2 ...

Thought 2

“Highly recommended and really great, since among other things you can create paper yourself. Marble, write with pen and ink, print and write text on ...

Thought 3

“An exemplary museum with many stations for paper production, where experts demonstrate and explain the respective work steps for paper production on old machines. suitable ...

Thought 4

“The city of Basel has of course an infinite number of sights, but you should take a look at the paper mill. Especially with children, ...

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