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Museo della Stampa

Via Lanfranco 6, 26029 Soncino, Italy
+39 0374 83171
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A little piece of history with a fantastic old guide

The museo della stampa is housed in an old medieval building, once home to a Jewish printing family... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2017
Tamas K
Ancient Bible Printer

Must see in Soncino. An adorable, older Italian man (in Italian) tells the story of the first... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2016
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Tradition has always shown in the typical tower structure via Lanfranco in the fortified town of Soncino, the headquarters of the Jewish family "Soncino. Nell'Officina of Soncino, there are numerous typographical and equipment cases illustrating the technical processes and stages of movable type printing. Thanks to a 19th-century wine press you can observe the methodology with which the individual pages were printed. Iconographic panels present the history of printing, movable type and presses, evoking as well, conducting a working day in the workshop of typographic "Soncino" back in 1480. In 1488 was printed the first complete Bible in Hebrew vowel signs. In a typographic brand reads: ... From Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from Soncino ...
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27 Oct 2017
“A little piece of history with a fantastic old guide”
9 Sep 2016
“Ancient Bible Printer”
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Via Lanfranco 6, 26029 Soncino, Italy
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

The museo della stampa is housed in an old medieval building, once home to a Jewish printing family that came to Soncino from Germany at the request of the Sforzas. In 1483 not long after printing was invented by Guttenberg, they printed the first Hebrew...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2016

Must see in Soncino. An adorable, older Italian man (in Italian) tells the story of the first press and the home. However, you'll understand him because he is so animated and enthusiastic. The museum is housed in the place where the Jewish family lived and...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

The curator of the museum is annoying and not so nice. He wanted to close earlier...maby because it was friday and he wanted to go to sleep. The museum is ok and the old stampa are ok

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Reviewed June 30, 2015

This museum isn't big but you'll find really interesting things. It is inside a house, in the center of the town, on a quit small street, where was printed the first Bible book. The history, the pictures, the explanations from the staff are making you...More

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