American Bookbinders Museum, San Francisco
American Bookbinders Museum provides information about the history of bookbinding, exhibits the machinery of the craft, and explains the "binding process," the most important step needed to complete a book. You can join a guided tour or enjoy a self-guided experience to see the museum's vintage bookbinding machinery. Check the website for details about how to purchase tickets and gather all the other practical information you'll need. Work out when and for how long to visit American Bookbinders Museum and other San Francisco attractions using our handy San Francisco road trip planning website .
American Bookbinders Museum Reviews
I thought I knew a great deal about books, but the docent led tour of this small museum opened my eyes to the hows, whys and ways books are created. The docent Madeleine was outstanding and the people... more »
Arrived on a Friday afternoon for a guided tour of the history of printing. Our docent, Madeline, was funny and very well-informed. While not overly large, the museum has many examples of functioning ... more »
this is a fantastically interesting jewel. It is truly astounding to walk in a place like this and find one of the most important parts of our culture which is the preservation of knowledge. It is truly eye opening to witness the detail of work in culture.
A pretty small museum showcasing bookbinding. a simple trip if you are along the way.
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