Intact. Ready to roll. There they stand, the oldest printing presses in the world. The entire workshop of the world-famous printing works is still there, after 440 years, as if the working day is about to begin for the compositors, type founders, printers and proof-readers at any moment.
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Christophe Plantin ensured that the Officina Plantiniana was handed down to the most competent choice of successor. The Moretuses took control. They kept things going for eleven generations with great expertise. Just like the Museum staff today. They look after the house and its collection with pride. Get to know them and take a look behind the scenes.
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