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Museo del Libro Fadrique de Basilea

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Very interesting little museum

I had an hour to kill in Burgos, and the book lover in me brought me here. Really interesting, and... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
Fargo, North Dakota
Fake books or real?!

This was a great little museum. At first I was confused about which were "real" books (as in... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2016
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17 Jul 2017
“A unique experience”
10 Jul 2017
“Very interesting little museum”
Inaugurated on July 23, 2010, Frederic of Basel Book Museum was, for years, the great dream of Siloé, art and bibliophile, founded in 1997 by Juan Jose García and Pablo Molinero, and that focuses and excels in recreation facsimile of the manuscripts...more
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Travesia del Mercado, 3, 09003 Burgos, Spain
+34 947 25 29 30
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

A quirky little museum set on four floors in a narrow house (there is an elevator) telling the history of books from clay tablets through illuminated medieval manuscripts, the invention of the printing press to contemporary ereaders and tablets. The company behind the museum specializes...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

I had an hour to kill in Burgos, and the book lover in me brought me here. Really interesting, and the facsimiles are excellent. Worth an hour of your time.

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Reviewed July 19, 2016

This was a great little museum. At first I was confused about which were "real" books (as in "really old") but then saw how the reproductions were mixed with some of the antiques. Its a very smart layout that gives a good history lesson in...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2016

Apart from taking you through the printed word from the beginning I was also really impressed by the fascimiles made by the company which sponsors the exhibition. Their work was amazing!

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Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is a lovely little museum which showcases the marvellous talents of some Spanish specialists in the reproduction of mediaeval and renaissance manuscripts, set in the context of the history of the written word ("libro" is "book", but the earliest examples are of writing, rather...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2014

Free entry from cathedral ticket. For non-Spanish speakers the Museum's app should help, but we could't get it to work. Couple of mini-docs were subtitled. Despite rubbish app and no other English guide, it was an enlightening hour.More

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MuseoDelLibroFdB, Propietario at Museo del Libro Fadrique de Basilea, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2014

First of all, thanks for your opinion. We apologize for the minor inconveniences with the language for which you could'nt enjoy the Museum. Anyway, in the reception area we have available a small guide with all the texts of the Museum translated into English We...More

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