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The Museum opened in 1963 and it is the oldest Museum of printing in Italy.

In the second half of the 18th century thanks to the creation of the elegant and refined font “Bodoni”  and his fine publications, the typographer Giambattista Bodoni, from the italian northern region of Piemonte,  made of Parma the world capital of printing. Inside the Museum you can admire rare editions, a printing press,  that is faithful to the original reconstruction, various punches and matrices belonged to the printshop Bodoni and approximately 12000 letters and much more. The Museum is at the third floor of the Palatina Library.

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