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© Gutenberg-Museum, Mainz

In the press area, media representatives will find text and image material on the exhibitions and projects of the Gutenberg-Museum, which can be used free of charge for reporting on our museum, provided that the stated copyright information is mentioned.

We would be very pleased if you would send us a copy or link to your article after publication. Should you require original sounds or further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Mail: presse.gmstadt.mainzde
Phone: +49 6131 – 12 2211
Fax: +49 6131 – 12 3488

Laura Faber

Laura Faber, B.A. | Social Media, Public Relations


Phone: +49 6131 – 12 3759
Fax: +49 6131 – 12 3488

Availability: Mon 1 pm, Tue, Thu

Michelle Scholz

Michelle Scholz | Press, Public Relations


Phone: +49 6131 – 12 2679
Fax: +49 6131 – 12 3488

Photo and filming permit

Photography for private purposes is permitted in the Gutenberg Museum. Flash photography and the use of tripods, selfie sticks, drones or similar aids are not allowed. Furthermore, photography and filming in the vault is generally not permitted for conservation reasons. 

Photography and filming for commercial purposes or as part of daily news coverage requires prior agreement and written permission from the museum management. For this purpose, please download the attached form, fill it out and send it to our Press Office at presse.gmstadt.mainzde

In the interest of all, we ask you not to disturb or obstruct other visitors when taking photographs and to respect their rights to the image when publishing them.

Press photos

The pictures offered here can be downloaded and used free of charge for editorial reporting or tourist advertising, provided that the copyright "© Gutenberg-Museum, Mainz" is stated. Any commercial use requires the permission of the Gutenberg Museum.

Gutenberg Museum and Print Shop, exterior view

Foto des Gutenberg-Museums und des Druckladens.
Gutenberg Museum and Print Shop, exterior view.© Gutenberg-Museum, Mainz, Foto: Carsten Costard

Gutenberg Museum, Römischer Kaiser

Die Gutenberg-Bibliothek befindet sich im "Römischen Kaiser".
Gutenberg-Museum, Römischer Kaiser.© Gutenberg-Museum, Mainz, Foto: Carsten Costard

Gutenberg Bible, Shuckburgh copy

Detail view of the 42-line Gutenberg Bible

The Gutenberg workshop (view #1)

The Gutenberg workshop (view #2)

Hand mold

Type case

Portrait of Johannes Gutenberg

The Print Shop

Permanent exhibition (incunabula section)

Permanent exhibition (bookbinding section)

Press texts

Gutenberg-Museum, Foto: Carsten Costard
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