The Amalfi Paper Museum is a must-see for anyone interested in the history of papermaking.
The museum features exhibits on the history of papermaking in Italy, with objects dating from the Middle Ages to modern times. Visitors can also see the instruments and tools used to make paper, as well as examples of handmade paper. The main attraction of museum is the reconstruction of an old paper mill, showing how paper was made by hand centuries ago. Visitors can see the various stages of production, from the grinding of the fibers to the sizing and drying of the paper.
In addition to paper production, the museum also features exhibits on the history of the town of Amalfi, which was once an important paper-trading center. Visitors can also see objects linked to the town’s local culture, such as manuscripts and ancient books.
Tickets for the Paper Museum can be purchased at the museum box office during opening hours or on the museum website. The Paper Museum is located in Amalfi, Via Delle Cartiere, 23. You can also watch the handmade production of sheets of paper, and see the old water mills once again powered by the Canneto stream.