What is there to do?

Fancy an unusual adventure? Visit the world’s best preserved printing press and soak up the intimate atmosphere there. Young and old, type freaks and bookworms alike will all enjoy the guided tours, exhibitions and workshops here.

Museum Plantin-Moretus is open!  We will put the well-being of our visitors and employees first. We are taking take various precautions to offer you a pleasant and safe visit.  You can read more about them here. We hope to welcome you soon.

Landschap met reiskoets en runderhoeder, Pieter Bruegel
Wednesday 24 March 2021 - Sunday 01 August 2021 from 10:00 to 17:00
Individual visitors
In the spring and summer of 2021, we will be going on a journey. Plantin travelled a lot, but never for his own leisure. It was always business first. We will head off on business trips to Leiden, Paris and Frankfurt.
Not to be missed
It's Christophe Plantin's birthday and we're celebrating
In 2020, we will celebrate the 500th birthday of Christophe Plantin. We will do this with a generous and varied programme that offers a surprising view of a versatile man: Christophe Plantin as an inspiration, traveller, letter writer and citizen of the turbulent 16th century. Will you celebrate with us?
More activities
bezoekers aan het raam van de leeszaal
Discover the magic of the Museum. In mansion and printing press. In room and studio. In letters and typography. In beautiful books. Experience how, long before our digital age, words and images were spread around the world. Here is an overview of our activities.
wachtrij voor het museum
Group visits and guided tours are currently unavailable.
Active, fun, educational guided tours... Creative workshops on books and printing... Activities for students of all ages.
verklede kleuters volgen een rondleiding in Museum Plantin-Moretus
Get to work just like a real printer or listen to the museum coming to life in the audio play.
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