This Museum of the Art of Printing is situated in the centre of Maastricht. It is located in a 19th-century house with an inner courtyard and a chapel building. Here you will find a unique historic printing establishment dating from 1900.
The museum offers a historic overview of the art of printing, with the help of various materials and tools, ranging from the first bookblocks to etchings by Rembrandt and litho prints by de Toulouse-Lautrec. Several old printing presses are still operational.
The chapel shows various exhibitions focusing on the art of printing. Besides the historical art of printing, the museum has an exclusive collection of modern art, that consists of graphic art, drawings and objects in the characteristic style of artist and initiator of the museum, René Glaser.
The museum is open:
for individuals from March till July and Sept. till Nov.
each Saturday from 13-17 hrs.
The museum is closed for individual visits in August.
Guided tours for groups are possible throughout the year and on a daily bases, but by appointment only!