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Museum of Typography

Verekinthou | Chania Park of Local Industies, Building 13-03, Souda, Crete 732 00, Greece
+30 2821 080090
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One of a kind!

A wonderful insight on the magical world of typography, beautifully delivered by an hour long... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Leonidas L
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If your interested in printing you must visit

Excellent collection of printing techniques through the ages. A worthwhile visit to see how the... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
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Museum collection includes hard to find printing presses and other machines from the 19th century as well as tools and objects that present the development of typography from the days of Gutenberg up to our days. Rare books and newspapers as well as our precious lithographies travel the visitor in the art of Typography. Visitors are encouraged to print on the old printing presses.
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Verekinthou | Chania Park of Local Industies, Building 13-03, Souda, Crete 732 00, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful insight on the magical world of typography, beautifully delivered by an hour long interactive guided tour! Whether you are familiar with graphic design, typography, printing, journalism and the press in general—or not—your visit will expand your knowledge on one of the most important...More

Thank Leonidas L
Eleni F, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Museum of Typography, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 4 July 2017

Excellent collection of printing techniques through the ages. A worthwhile visit to see how the technology developed. Lots of wonderful graphics.

Thank croiner
Eleni F, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Museum of Typography, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words!

Reviewed 7 June 2017

Vey informative about the history of typography and this museum is modern and special in Chania. It also hosts events from time to time that are worth seeing. The guide explained everything and was very pol

Thank George T
Eleni F, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Museum of Typography, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 24 May 2017

This wonderful typography and printing museum is in an unexpected location on the Chania - Souda Industrial Park and has to be on your list of must visit places. Whilst the museum is best visited by taxi or hire car it is really worth the...More

Thank Malcolm H
Eleni F, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Typography, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 19 April 2017

A great place to learn about the history of writing and look at the various collection of Printing machines from the history. The staff is very polite and took time to explain all the machines in great detail. The section on history of Crete is...More

Thank Naveen M
Eleni F, Guest Relations Manager at Museum of Typography, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 13 April 2017

it is the only Typography Museum in Greece and the owners did a great job! It is amazing how much you can learn from a visit there. it is very interesting and worth a visit for sure!

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Eleni F, Guest Relations Manager at Museum of Typography, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Could not imagine that I could find such a lovely and intereting place in chania. If you are an antique lover, or a specialist on typography, then do not miss this museum

Thank valovalo1
Eleni F, Guest Relations Manager at Museum of Typography, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful collection of rare historical machines and techniques, all immaculately displayed. I think this could be a world-class museum! Being out of season, I should have booked a visit, however the staff were very welcoming and a I enjoyed an excellent private guided...More

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Eleni F, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Typography, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 29 September 2016

If printing and typography hold any interest for you, then this museum is a must-see. It is located a couple of miles from the centre of Chania, on an industrial estate. This seems odd until you understand the reason - it is in the building...More

Thank Andy M
Eleni F, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Typography, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 6 September 2016

We are a family of four (two boys aged 8 and 12) and we all found this museum absolutely brilliant. The tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly, the kids got to try out some printing machinery, and the gift shop was great too. Definitely to...More

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Eleni F, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Typography, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you again in the near future!

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Hello and thanks for your question! You definitely should plan a visit to the unique in Greece Museum of Typography and there you will get all your answers! :-) The museum collection includes hard to find, cast iron... More
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