Museum type :
Art and Culture

Established in :
7. November 1953

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Visiting Hours :
Tu, Th, Fr 10:00-17:00. We 14:00-19:00

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Location :
Offenbach , Germany

Display Objects :

Paul Ritter donated his collection of Frans Masereel to the museum. Many works from other printing collections like Acorn Press, Bremer Presse, Cranach Presse, Doves Press, Edition Tiessen, Ernst Engel Presse, to name a few, are in the collection of the museum.

Description :

  • The Klingspor-Museum is a museum in Offenbach, Germany, for the art of modern book production, typography and type.

  • It includes a collection of the fine art books from Karl Klingspor, one of the owners of Gebr.

  • Klingspor type foundry in Offenbach, built the basis to this museum.

  • The museum hosts the work of famous type designers like Rudolf Koch, Otto Eckmann, Peter Behrens, Walter Tiemann, Rudo Spemann, Imre Reiner, Hans Bohn, Karlgeorg Hoefer, Ernst Schneidler, Rudo Spemann, Werner Bunz and Georg Trump.