Printing demonstrations

Delve into the world of printing in Balzac's time and learn about his relationships with printers through a demonstration of how an antique printing press worked.

Max. 25 ppl per group. min. 5 ppl

Duration: 30 minutes.

Price: 2.50 € per person (exc. admission fee: 6 € per person / group rate 5 € per person min. group size: 15 ppl)

Printing workshop

Dive into the printing world brought to life by Honoré de Balzac's Lost Illusions, learn about typography and role play between writers, pressmen and workshop managers inspired by French typographer jargon. The workshop includes a museum tour on the theme of Balzac: printer/printed.

Max. 15 ppl per group. min. 5 ppl Groups with more than 25 people will be split into two groups doing the tour and workshop at alternate times.

Duration: 2 hours.

Price: 9 € per person (inc. admission fee) / group rate 7 € per person (min. group size: 15 ppl)