Open Tues-Sat 10am-4pm: Closed 5/25-5/27 for Memorial Day

Anatomy of a Book | What Books are Made of

Ever wonder what materials are used to make the book you are reading? It may be more complex than you realize.

Historically they were made from organic materials like paper, wood and leather, but now there is a myriad of interesting synthetics.

Come see our latest exhibit and  explore the different categories of materials and their various uses.

When: May 11 – August 31, 2024

Admission to the exhibit is free and is a prefect companion to our Signature Tour.

American Bookbinders Museum

The American Bookbinders Museum is the only museum of its kind in North America, celebrating and exploring the history, tools and stories of bookbinders and bookbinding, from its earliest forms through the changes and innovations of the industrial revolution.

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