This museum gives an overview of book printing from the 15th until the 18th century and owns the worlds oldest printing press from around 1600. The stately town house also boasts period rooms, decorated with tapestries, gilt leather and paintings – including a Rubens, sculptures, earthenware and porcelain. The Museum Plantin-Moretus/Prints Room received the ultimate recognition in 2005 and was named as a UNESCO world heritage and is the only museum worldwide to have been given this honour.
- More Info: Vrijdagmarkt 22
- Phone: +32 3 221 14 50
- More Info: www.museumplantinmoretus.be
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