Museo della Carta, Amalfi

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Museo della Carta is a museum set in a 13th-century paper mill, where you can learn about the history of paper and how it was once made. The oldest structure of its kind in Europe, this mill still features working original paper presses, and you can even create your own paper. Learn about processes like cotton-based and wood-pulp paper production during a tour of the site. Before you leave, you can purchase stationery in all kinds of designs. Add Museo della Carta and other attractions to your Amalfi trip itinerary using our Amalfi online trip itinerary builder.
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  • The Museo della Carta is located up towards the mountain end of the town. The museum consists of the paper mil itself. You are taken on a short group tour of the mill (it isn't large) and it is...  more »
  • Simple warm and nice visit. Roots of paper production other use of water power! Nice local team and unique gifts from locally produced “old fashion” paper. Recommendation!  more »
  • This is actually a really unique and interesting place to visit. It’s not exactly what I envisioned doing when I Amalfi, but I came here for a class and we all had an interesting time and were fascinated with what we learned. You learn how to make paper and can write in that fancy ink. It’s definitely unlike any other museum you’ll visit which makes it well worth it.
  • Extremely interesting and interactive! The guide had a great sense of humor and was willing to answer any and all questions. I would highly recommend if you are in the area!

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