Printing Museum in Chania

Greece

The Printing Museum is located in Chania, just outside the town, in Craft Park Souda Bay and a vision of life founder,Yannis Gieredaki, founder and publisher of the journal "Haniotika Nea".

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The Printing Museum is located in Chania, just outside the town, in Craft Park Souda Bay and a vision of life founder,Yannis Gieredaki, founder and publisher of the journal “Haniotika Nea”. The Foundation is unique in its kind throughout Greece.

The museum’s opening in 2005. The collection contains printing presses and other machines and tools and objects which show the development of typography from the birth until today. Rare books and newspapers as well as valuable lithographs traveling the visitor the art of typography.

In April 2012 the museum has been extended to new wing by adding to the collection of exhibits concerning the evolution of graphic arts and two valuable reports related to the development of printing and the history of writing.

During the course of the visits small and large have the opportunity to print the old printing presses.

In 2012 the acquaintance with the greatest printer-Antonis Papandonopoulos and the acquisition of two valuable reports on the history of literacy and the development of printing and graphic arts led to add a new wing, with which the printing Museum has doubled in size and has been enriched with new exhibits.

Significant and continuous is the role of donors of Museum printing with the offer machinery, objects and versions.

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