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Reviewed 1 week ago

Short guided tour of 20 mins was great. Hands on for my daughter who got to do a part of the old fashioned paper preparation. Amazing that this place was probably the original European paper manufacturer. All very old still in working order. Worth a...More

Thank Speecha65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While you’re in Amalfi, give it a visit!. Guided tour for 4 euros They will show you how to make paper using those old machines . 15 minutes tour You can buy souvenirs

Thank az8iz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A short walk up the Main Street leads you to this cavernous old paper mill. Guided tour is well priced and the guide went to a lot of effort to make it interactive for my young boys. Remarkable piece of history and well worth a...More

Thank Bevkel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read about the museum in a tour book and while visiting Amalfi and decided that a break from the endless tourists stores would be welcome. It was surprisingly fun and learning the history and art of paper making enjoyable. They can actually run...More

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I read about this museum whilst browsing my guidebook on the boat from Sorrento to Amalfi, and thought it sounded really interesting. It’s a short walk uphill from the tourist centre of Amalfi and well worth a visit. For just four euros per person, you...More

1  Thank summerclio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lady at the TI recommended this interesting museum. It's a 15 minute hike from the the bus lot in Amalfi, but well worth it. We were given a very informative tour describing the history of paper manufacturing in Amalfi. Very nice displays and a...More

1  Thank Gay O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our girls ages 11 and 14 were definitely amazed by how paler was made back in the 13th century! This museum has been excavated with some of the original equipment that was used and they show the types of paper made from cotton from centuries...More

1  Thank mamaarora
Reviewed 9 June 2018

It's an uphill walk along the main shopping street, but well worth the effort. Small museum and gift shop. Take the tour and you'll see interesting old machines from the paper making industry and get to see them in motion.

Thank cl1811
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This quaint museum is small, but provides an interesting history on the local paper making process. It has a fascinating collection of water driven process equipment that is hundreds of years old. The wonderful thing is these machines still work and the tour guides turn...More

Thank Lance_Wanderweg
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Lovely 10 to 15 minute stroll uphill from the Cathedral and you're in a totally tranquil little part of Amalfi and about to find out about its centuries old paper industry which sadly came to an end in 1969. The mill owner bequeathed the site...More

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