The Museum Plantin-Moretus

 Antwerp, Belgium

The Museum Plantin-Moretus in Antwerp (Belgium) was the home and workplace of Christophe Plantin and the Moretus family. For 300 years, books were at the heart and soul of this place, and they still are.

Who lived here? Who worked here? What exactly did they print? What kind of knowledge and ideas travelled from this house to the four corners of the world?

In this UNESCO World Heritage site you will meet Christophe Plantin: pater familias, businessperson, manager, humanist, printer, publisher, and you will get a close look at the beautiful books that were printed here, from richly illustrated bibles and atlases to simple almanacs.