Mainz The Gutenberg Museum Excursion Reviews

The stunning Gutenberg Museum is a must-see for cruisers with a stop in Mainz, Germany -- especially book-lovers and those with any interest in the history of publishing. The museum has a gorgeous facade, but more importantly it houses two of the original Gutenberg Bibles.
I enjoyed seeing the bible and the printing process but would have liked a bit of time to see the ...
Sail Date: October 2018
I enjoyed seeing the bible and the printing process but would have liked a bit of time to see the other exhibits.
I enjoyed seeing the bible and the printing process but would have liked a bit of time to see the other exhibits. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Avalon Waterways
Only few minutes inside, but the rest of the walking around tour was fine.
Sail Date: September 2018
Only few minutes inside, but the rest of the walking around tour was fine.
Only few minutes inside, but the rest of the walking around tour was fine. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Avalon Waterways
The walking tour was beautiful, but instead of a guided tour through the museum, I would have ...
Sail Date: April 2018
The walking tour was beautiful, but instead of a guided tour through the museum, I would have preferred to explore on our own. Not my favorite excursion.
The walking tour was beautiful, but instead of a guided tour through the museum, I would have preferred to explore on our own. Not my favorite excursion. Read Less
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Two walking tours this day - Koblenz which included The Gutenberg Museum.
Sail Date: August 2017
Two walking tours this day - Koblenz which included The Gutenberg Museum. Felt rushed here, would have liked more time to wander. Also, Heidelberg which included the Heidelberg Castle. Really liked the guide for Heidelberg. Wish we had ... Read More
Two walking tours this day - Koblenz which included The Gutenberg Museum. Felt rushed here, would have liked more time to wander. Also, Heidelberg which included the Heidelberg Castle. Really liked the guide for Heidelberg. Wish we had had more time for the shopping district which was a general refrain at several stops. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Avalon Waterways
A power outage limited our visit , still glad we went.
Sail Date: December 2016
A power outage limited our visit , still glad we went.
A power outage limited our visit , still glad we went. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
God bless Mr.
Sail Date: October 2016
God bless Mr. Gutenberg, his creation put humanity lite years ahead of development.
God bless Mr. Gutenberg, his creation put humanity lite years ahead of development. Read Less
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Fascinating museum, otherwise not fond of Mainz.
Sail Date: October 2016
Fascinating museum, otherwise not fond of Mainz.
Fascinating museum, otherwise not fond of Mainz. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Avalon Waterways
it isn't fair because we had other places to go but we felt a bit rushed.
Sail Date: October 2016
it isn't fair because we had other places to go but we felt a bit rushed. It was a very popular excursion.
it isn't fair because we had other places to go but we felt a bit rushed. It was a very popular excursion. Read Less
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Great tour of the museum
Sail Date: September 2016
Great tour of the museum
Great tour of the museum Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Avalon Waterways
Seeing the Gutenberg printing press demonstration and Bible was exciting.
Sail Date: August 2016
Seeing the Gutenberg printing press demonstration and Bible was exciting.
Seeing the Gutenberg printing press demonstration and Bible was exciting. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Avalon Waterways
the history was great
Sail Date: August 2016
the history was great
the history was great Read Less
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Too rushed.
Sail Date: August 2016
Too rushed. Not the tour guides fault or the ship, just the locks and other ships that got in our way, and tardy shipmates who delayed us. I would have liked to have spent more time here.
Too rushed. Not the tour guides fault or the ship, just the locks and other ships that got in our way, and tardy shipmates who delayed us. I would have liked to have spent more time here. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
This was a run through visit as part of the walking tour.
Sail Date: September 2015
This was a run through visit as part of the walking tour. Would have liked more time. Basically just saw a bit of the printing process and the bible.
This was a run through visit as part of the walking tour. Would have liked more time. Basically just saw a bit of the printing process and the bible. Read Less
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Nice town.
Sail Date: June 2015
Nice town. Enjoyed the history and the walking tours.
Nice town. Enjoyed the history and the walking tours. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Interesting tour of the museum
Sail Date: April 2015
Interesting tour of the museum
Interesting tour of the museum Read Less
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