TYPA is open to visitors Wed–Sun 12:00–18:00. Full-price ticket: €10, discount ticket: €5.
The ticket includes a guided tour of the museum. During the visit, you will learn the story of the birth of printing in Europe, get to see our collection of wooden and tin types, and hear about different printing presses and the art of binding.
If you wish your visit to be as memorable as possible, try participating in one of our workshops. These can be organised upon request, but we definitely recommend scheduling them in advance.
We can also admit groups of visitors outside normal opening hours, including during evenings. If you are planning a group visit, please book the visit in advance by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In our museum gallery, we regularly hold exhibitions from a variety of international artists and of collections from various museums. The gallery can be visited free of charge.
|REGULAR TICKET||10 €|
-children older than age of 5
-students up to age of 26
-persons with disability
-children below of age of 5
-people with profound disability and their escorts
-escort for the visually impaired person
-Estonian museum workers
-IFJ press card holders
-retired print workers (agreed in advance)
TYPA centre has joined the Goodwill Agreement and we make everything we can to prevent the virus from spreading and to keep our employees and visitors safe.
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TYPA gallery hosts regular temporary ehxibitions from local and international artists. Visiting the gallery is for free.
Fancy experiencing all that TYPA Centre has to offer from the comfort of your own sofa? Sit back, join us for a video call and TYPA will take you on a journey into the history of paper and print.
TYPA is located in Kastani 48f, Tartu, in the courtyard behind Samelin boot factory. Parking is for free next to the building or in the public parking lot next to Aparaaditehas’ culture factory.
In our workshops you can make paper like ancient Chinese, try the letterpress printing with the press invented by Johannes Gutenberg, or develop the photos using cyanotype technology.
Find out the workshop that sounds the most interesting to you and get in touch with us.
See you in TYPA!
Maintaining the old printing presses is not easy – they need warmth and light, tender love and care and a lot of oil. We offer both private persons as well as businesses the unique opportunity to support the maintaining and preserving the historical heritage of printing, adopting some of the machines in our collection.