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The Museum of Printing
The Museum of Printing
Printing museum
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5 interesting facts about museum of Printing

  1. The Printing museum presenting the first printed Armenian works. The first book Urbatagirq (Friday book), which was published in Venice in 1512.
  2. In the museum of Printing you can see the first Armenian Bible, which was published in Amsterdam in 1666-1668.
  3. Here you can find the first Armenian printed map “Large World Map”. The map was published in Amsterdam in 1695.
  4. In the museum of printing also is kept the first Armenian periodical Azdarar (The Monitor Monthly) (was published in1794-96 in Madras).
  5. You can visit the museum of Printing Free of charge with Yerevan Card.

What you can see in the museum of Printing

The history of the Armenian press is reflected in the halls of the museum of book printing, which are referred to as The origin of writing, The armenian alphabet, The pioneers of armenian printing, The diaspora of armenian printing, Book publishing, Eternity of writing. The National Library of Armenia has created the museum of printing, since the National Library of Armenia is the largest repository of printed matter in Armenia. A special place in the museum was given to the display of the Armenian valuable press.

The museum of printing presents valuable engravings and unique exhibits, including print engraving presentations in books by European publishers, Pages from Encyclopedia Denis Diderot, printing machines with centuries-old history, staples, wooden plaques with engraving, clichés Unique samples of the press of Armenia and Artsakh , the stepped armchair of the last quarter of the 19th century, the Armenian parchment with the printed sign of Hakob Mehpart, which was sent into universe and returned back to the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Armenian book, the book with the autograph of George Byron, Amulets, books and periodicals printed in vague and redundant form, Artistic illustrative magazine "Araks", which in 1893 was awarded the Columbia World Heritage in Chicago for rich content and a good seal. The museum presents a sample of incunabula, from the book by Horman Schödel "The World Chronology of Schödel," which was published in Nuremberg in 1493, as well as the maps of Cosmology by Sebastian Munster (1580).

The museum of printing is equipped with the latest technologies, which create an interactive environment for non-formal education. Through the holographic device, the visitor has the opportunity to familiarize himself with printing methods, etc.

For the Free entrance to museum of Printing you can purchase Yerevan Card, which includes about 40 museums and has a lot of privileges that are intended to provide an interesting and economical trip for tourists. You can learn about Yerevan Card types here. If you have any questions or problems, please call (+374) 12 22 33 22, or write to our e-mail address and contact us by online chat.

Free entry with Yerevan Card

Adress  72 Teryan Str.
          Yerevan 0009, Armenia

Tel +374 60 62-35-14


Open Working days
          Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00 – 16:00

Close Days off 

          During New Year holidays
          the museum will be closed
          30.12.2019 - 07.01.2020.