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Museum of Typography

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Industry Park of Souda, Building 13-03




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The sole Museum of Typography in Greece is located in Chania, only 4 km from the city of Chania, in the Industry Park of Souda.

The Museum of Typography, which officially opened its gates in May 2005, includes in its collection fine printing presses and other machines, as well as tools and objects that present the development of typography from its birth, the period of Gutenberg till today.

Rare books and newspapers, as well as precious lithographies, travel the visitor in the art of Typography. The effort for the enrichment of the Museum with new exhibits and the contact with people of Typography is continuous. In April 2012, the museum was extended in a new wing, adding exhibits in its collection that 69 225concern the development of graphic arts, as well as two significant exhibitions that are related with the development of typography and the history of writing. During the visit can everyone print using the old printing press.