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“Fun museum, hands-on, educational -- Great for kids”

Basel Paper Mill Museum
Ranked #2 of 153 things to do in Basel
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Stuttgart, Germany
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“Fun museum, hands-on, educational -- Great for kids”
Reviewed 15 November 2011

This museum seemed to be free: just walk in! It's 4 floors on the history of paper making, writing, printing, and book-making. On the main floor there's a working mill staffed by a few people who will hands-on show you how to and help you make a piece of paper. The hours are limited, but the shop hours are less limited, and they sell all sorts of neat hand-made paper products and writing implements. Very cool. Highly recommended.

This plus the Tinguely Museum would be a great day for a kid (or the kid in you). I loved it!

Visited November 2011
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“Great hands-on museum”
Reviewed 11 August 2010

This is a wonderful hands-on museum of paper and printing. As you go through the museum, you have the opportunity to make a piece of paper, practice writing with ink and a quill and use a printing machine. The staff is exceptionally friendly and helpful, but not all of them were fluent in English. Our children ages 13 and 10 loved it!

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