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Basel Paper Mill Museum, Basel

(4.8/5 based on 360 reviews on the web)
Learn more about the history of paper, the arts of printing and binding, and more at Basel Paper Mill Museum. Here you'll find fully functioning workshops located in a building that has housed a paper mill since 1453. Walk through the four floors of exhibits to see historical artifacts and educational displays pulled from the Swiss Historical Paper Collection. You can even try your hand at making paper using the old-fashioned method of screening pulp. Check out the other interactive exhibits where you can marbleize a sheet of paper, use a printing press, and practice your calligraphy. Stop by the gift shop on your way out to purchase gifts made right in the museum. See Basel Paper Mill Museum and all Basel has to offer by arranging your trip with our Basel trip builder.
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  • I went here after a business trip ended and I had a few hours to kill before my flight. The place is very cool and welcoming plus the staff are very helpful and speak perfect English. There were many ...  more »
  • Where else can you learn so much about the development of paper and book? The Museum captivates with its historic architecture and his authentic events.
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  • Lot of old technology to see. Just all the new technology out there let and dive a couple of hours. After high stroll to the Cathedral and enjoy the view of the Rhine.
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