The museum covers all aspects of the printing process, from pre-press, typesetting, printing to finishing. It demonstrates in insightful detail the history and evolution of newspapers and the printed medium.
This special exhibition room pays homage to Portugal's first home-grown printer, who in 1497, printed two books in Porto. His two published works are "As Constituições Sinodais", written by D.Diogo de Sousa, and "Evangelhos e Epístulas". Rodrigo Álvares from Vila Real worked as an assistant to the bishop D. Diogo de Sousa.
This temporary display space always exhibits insightful illustrative exhibitions, highlighting social, educational and cultural themes using press and graphic mediums.
The Porto Cartoon-World Festival has taken place here each year since 1999. The FECO (Federation of Cartoonists’ Organisations), considers it one of the three most important cartoon contests in the world. Each event has a dedicated theme and attracts hundreds of cartoonists of global stature. The Cartoon Gallery is open 365 days a year and thousands of visitors experience this universal illustrative language.
Daily: 15h00 – 20h00 | Adult: €2.00, Concessionary: €1.00 Porto Card: 50%
A short taxi ride from Campanhã railway station. Busy major roads in the area make walking there very challenging.