Gutenberg's invention changed the world. Instead of writing carefully the letters, we print them out with characters motives. Discover this cultural heritage on display or through the workshops.
Man of the millennium, Johannes Gutenberg is a personality important to all mankind. Around 1450, he revolutionized the media and cultural history with his invention of printing
moving type. This invention not only is part of the World Heritage and is presented in the
the oldest preserved attic in Switzerland.
Every year the museum presents special exhibitions related to the graphic arts, the visual communication, to the museum building or to the town of Fribourg.
The Gutenberg Museum of Fribourg aims to help visitors understand the different aspects of letterpress printing and communication in an interesting way. It invites novices and specialists, school classes, young people and adults into the multicoloured world of the art of printing.
The museum also has two rooms that can be rented for various occasions. They are equipped with the latest presentation technology - ideal for corporate events
|AVS (65 and up)||8.- CHF|
|Children, students, groups (10 pers.)||6.- CHF|
|Children under 6||Free|
|Familiy with children||22.- CHF|
|Guided tour upon request||120.- CHF|
|Included in the Fribourg City Card||Free|
Wednesday and Thursday: by appointment only