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Museum Of Typography, Souda

(4.9/5 based on 65 reviews on the web)
Dedicated to an art form that probably changed the course of history, Museum Of Typography features two wings and three separate exhibit halls. The interactive tours offer a chance to learn about the development of printing and typesetting, from the Middle Ages until the present day. Wing A features machinery from the earliest days of typography, along with some automatic presses from the 20th century. Other highlights in this section include a foot-operated press and typesetting benches. Step into Wing B to see book-binding, wood engraving, monotype typesetting machines, copper engraving, and silk screen printing machinery. Check the website for seasonal opening hours. Put Museum Of Typography into our Souda travel itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Souda.
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  • Thank you for the tour. Unique opportunity to see the history of typografias and that issued a newspaper. The 3 Pack Lykopoylwn Chanion
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  • What a wonderful collection of rare historical machines and techniques, all immaculately displayed. I think this could be a world-class museum! Being out of season, I should have booked a visit, howev...  more »
  • If printing and typography hold any interest for you, then this museum is a must-see. It is located a couple of miles from the centre of Chania, on an industrial estate. This seems odd until you under...  more »