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Dutch Museum of Lithography

Oranje Nassaustraat 8, 5554 AG Valkenswaard, The Netherlands
+31 40 204 9841
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Definitely Take Time to Visit

An amazing museum with very warm, open, helpful staff. The museum founder accompanied me on much... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Sewlively
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Fort Smith, Arkansas
The only museum about lithography in the world

From stoneprinting to high standard lithography used by ASML. Not only for adults but also for... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
sassie52
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Valkenswaard, The Netherlands
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Stone printing or #lithography brings the world in 1798, the ultimate technique to print quickly, massively and cheap images of all sizes. From 1837 also in color ... Visitors are welcome discover all the historical, artistic and technical aspects and the enormous scope. Even the microchip was not invented without lithography ... The museum is the world's only graphical museum where one can discover all aspects of stone printing and lithography.
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Mar 13, 2018
“Definitely Take Time to Visit”
Mar 3, 2018
“The only museum about lithography in the world”
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

An amazing museum with very warm, open, helpful staff. The museum founder accompanied me on much of my tour, a very charming, knowledgeable man. They were kind enough to give me a private lesson in lithography. As an art student from America who was enrolled...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

From stoneprinting to high standard lithography used by ASML. Not only for adults but also for childern , there are amazing machines. Beautifull printings.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The history from stoneprinting to ASML lithografie. Good guides and a perfect impression with many machines. They also print there. Also artists use this museum for making litho's.More

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Frank v, directeur at Dutch Museum of Lithography, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Dear Ronaldo 127, We always apreciate visitor reactions. Be informed that we are currently working hard on a new museum section named 'From stone to micro chip' In addition to a original 1948 reproduction camera there will be much to see on the photo lithography...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2016

This is an amazing museum. We had a tour with my friends ( 8) and it was very interesting. You can also have a workshop to make a drawing on a stone and later you can make a print.. You learn about the lithography history...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Apart from an excellent display of the lithographic printing technique, the museum has a section on a specific related theme. During our visit there was an exhibition on Van Gogh and his involvement with lithographic printing in his early years. Enthousiastic volunteers show you around...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2015

This place brings history to life. We visited with a group of children and they liked it too. The place shows how printing started and has some old machinery.

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Reviewed 3 October 2014

As a graphic designer I can tell you that this museum is a great experience. Here you can see the history of lithography, a great overview. The guides are very enthusiastic and willing to explain everything to the visitor. You can see the old stone...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2014

But were afraid to ask? It's certainly not worth the detour, but if you are in the village, you might want to visit here. They also sell prints at very reasonable prices.

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Reviewed 11 October 2013

A little gem in a place where you do not expect it. Good exhibition that gives a very good overview. Enthusiastic guides/people that explain the technologies used through the centuries and demonstrate the still working machines.

1  Thank Hans V
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