Colophon - Maison de l'Imprimeur, Grignan
(4.8/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
A playground for bookworms, Colophon - Maison de l'Imprimeur houses rare collections of works by Dutch, Flemish, and French literary masters, as well as lesser-known authors. The museum calls to mind libraries of France's defining scholars--and, best of all, it's free. Don't miss the bookshop, where you'll find rare prints for sale. Colophon - Maison de l'Imprimeur is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Grignan Edition.
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  • We learn many things, explained with love and humor. We visited the printing press a few years ago and we had been led by a bearded printer who could embody a... anarchist printer! My children have been there more recently and enjoyed also.
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  • It's a bit a place out of time. I don't know why we waited more than 10 years before visiting the House of the bailiff, who is also that of the printer. Should I say that the linotypist? Nice collection of machines, then Johann and his students made us live a moment of living art. The place is full of charms including the hand of master and offers to pretty books shop...
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  • The shop is a visit alone. Widely found elsewhere, or at least on which one does not stop usually, wrongly! Humor, unusual, typography issues, children, many topics that we would spend hours in this small friendly shop!
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