Opening Hours:

For the duration of the summer season the museum is open everyday
from 9:30 to 13:30 and from 15:00 to 18:00.
For visits in english, contact us at the number 0732.22334 in order
to make a reservation (based on the availability of the staff).

With the purchase of a ticket for the Museum of Paper is included access to the "Civiltà della scrittura" section of the museum and the Pinacoteca Civica "Bruno Molajoli".

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Museo della carta e della filigrana

Housed in the monumental complex of the recently restored former Convent of the Dominicans, the Museum represents the image of seven hundred years of local paper tradition. In a large fourteenth-century room on the ground floor, the medieval gualchiera for the manufacture of handmade paper was rebuilt. The Museum is divided into sections, which from the handmade manufacture of the paper and its use of the artefact, pass to the exhibition of the watermarks, with details on the techniques for obtaining them, the visualization of the historical journey of the paper, to the phases of development of this art. in the land of Fabriano, its processing processes and related technology, through historical-thematic documents and cards.

The activities

The paper

The history

The paper mill