The Gutenberg Museum, an exhibition devoted to the history of printing, offers an insight into the world of the printing press invented by Johannes Gutenberg in Mainz.
Founded in 1900 on the 500th anniversary of the birth of Gutenberg, the museum is dedicated to his life and work. In this treasure trove of the printed word, visitors can explore various sections on printing technology, book design, commercial print jobs and bookplates, graphics, posters, paper and types down the ages. For an overview of the history of type and printing it is second to none. Highlights include the famous Gutenberg Bible, one of the most beautiful books of all time.