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Albert Kapr 100 // Presentation of the German Museum of Books and Writing // German National Library in Leipzig // Extended until May 2019

Albert Kapr, one of the greatest typographers of the 20th century, would have celebrated his 100th birthday on 20 July 2018. The German Museum of Books and Writing will be celebrating the occasion by dedicating an exhibition to the book artist, professor, rector, historian and author.

Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 10:00–18:00
The exhibition can be viewed at the German Museum of Books and Writing until May 2019.
Free admission

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Signs - Books - Networks: From Cuneiform to Binary Code // Permanent exhibition at the German Museum of Books and Writing // German National Library in Leipzig

Designed as a "world of experience", the "Signs - Books - Networks: From Cuneiform to Binary Code" exhibition offers an insight into 5,000 years of media history. From the invention of writing to the digital age – there is so much to explore in the permanent exhibition.

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10:00–18:00, Thursday 10:00–20:00, public holidays 10:00–18:00
Free admission

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Historical reproduction equipment and sound recordings // Permanent exhibition at the German Music Archive // German National Library in Leipzig

From the hot air gramophone and shellac records through to digital storage media: the "Historische Abspielgeräte und Tonträger" exhibition spans the period from the beginning of music recording to the present day, providing a fascinating insight into music history.

Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 10:00–18:00, closed on Sundays and national holidays
Free admission

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Last update: 22.1.2019

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