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Guided tours only in French  from 4 July to 29 August 2017

The workshop opens up the secrets of printing in the eighteenth century around a reconstruction of a wooden press on which the first edition of Candide could have been printed..

The guided tour allows to redraw the history of the book, the first supports of the writing up to the letterpress printing in the time of Voltaire.

On Tuesday at 2:30 pm

Duration: 1 hour
Departures for guided tours : minimum 2 people


Normal price: 5 €
Reduced price*: 4 €
Free admission for people under 25

*Reduced price applies to the residents of Ferney-Voltaire and Prévessin-Moëns, to the unemployed persons, to the people settling the tourist tax to Ferney-Voltaire or to Prévessin-Moëns or having followed the visit of Voltaire's château (any reduction that must be justified).



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Tél. : +33 (0)4 50 28 09 16
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