The Museum of Book Arts and Crafts (Michel Braibant Museum) welcomes you all year round for a fascinating journey through the history of writing, its birth, its supports, up to the rise of printing.
Musée des Arts et Métiers du Livre – Montolieu
Village du Livre et des Arts
39, rue de la Mairie
From pictograms to alphabets, cuneiform and ideographic writing
The history of various media: clay tablets of Sumerian accountants.
The papyrus of the Egyptian scribes the parchments of the copyist monks
The type founders
The hand presses to rotary presses
The techniques and tools of the bookbinder and engraver
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
April 11 – November 10
Monday to Friday 10am – 12pm / 2pm – 6pm
Saturday / Sunday / holidays 2 – 6 pm
November 11th – April 10th
Every day 2pm – 5pm
Closed on December 25, January 1 and May 1
Handicap access: Ground floor of the museum
Parking – quick drop off in front of the museum
Museum of Book Arts and Crafts
Entrance fee :
Full price for adults: 5€
Reduced rate (6 to 16 years old, students, disabled persons): 3,50€.
Free admission (under 6 years old, job seekers, accompanying persons o
Guided tour (on reservation):
Visit/lecture on the history of writing and the book Price: 10€.
Means of payment accepted
Cash, checks and credit cards