American Bookbinders Museum, San Francisco

4.6
American Bookbinders Museum provides information about the history of bookbinding, exhibits the machinery of the craft, and explains the "binding process," the most important step needed to complete a book. You can join a guided tour or enjoy a self-guided experience to see the museum's vintage bookbinding machinery. Check the website for details about how to purchase tickets and gather all the other practical information you'll need. Work out when and for how long to visit American Bookbinders Museum and other San Francisco attractions using our handy San Francisco road trip planning website .
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  • This is a great little museum about a little known topic. It is designed so that one can take a tour or a self-guided tour with a map that helps explain most of the machines. The interpretation for ex...  more »
  • I found the American Bookbinders Museum on a general search for museums in San Francisco. It's a gem. The tour guide was very interested in her subject of the history of the printed word and gave us d...  more »
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  • this is a fantastically interesting jewel. It is truly astounding to walk in a place like this and find one of the most important parts of our culture which is the preservation of knowledge. It is truly eye opening to witness the detail of work in culture.
  • A pretty small museum showcasing bookbinding. a simple trip if you are along the way.
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