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Self-guided & Audio tours, Tuesday - Saturday, 10am-4pm.

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We have self-guided tours in Mandarin! 本馆提供中文导览图,可在线或现场购票。

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We celebrate and share the history, tools and process of bookbinding. See the tools of 1600s hand binding and the earliest machines that automated bookbinding in the 1800s. The American Bookbinders Museum is the only museum of its kind in North America.

Come, see the story of the book! Self-guided and audio tours available weekly, 10-4, Tuesday - Saturday, with hands-on activities and rotating special exhibits.

You'll never look at a book the same again!

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