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Typewriter museum

In the centre of Partschins, in the „Teisenhaus“, is situated the typewriter museum. On 4 floors, with 2.000 pieces in exposition you can learn more about development of the typewriter.

At the entry of the museum in Partschins a diorama shows the inventor of the typewriter, Peter Mitterhofer, in his workshop in 1864 with his first exemplar. Without any technical help and with simply tools he invents 5 different types of typewriters in the years 1864-1867.

In the next diorama you will see the American inventor of the typewriter Latham Sholes with his daughter Lilly. Various types made by hand or factory built narrates us the story of the typewriter from 1874 – 1900. On the first floor there is a waste assortment of typewrites. Military ones, able to type secret codes, especially used during the 2nd World War, typewriters with Chinese, Arab and Japanese characters as well as music typewriters. The most precious ones are; once the famous "writing-ball Malling Hansen”, a Princess 300 and a Royal Gold gilded.

More info & opening hours:

Typewriter Museum Peter Mitterhofer
Kirchplatz 10, I-39020 Partschins
Phone: +39 0473 967581
E-mail: info@schreibmaschinenmuseum.com
Web: schreibmaschinenmuseum.com

Tourist office Partschins, Rabland, Töll
Tourist office Partschins, Rabland, Töll
Spaureggstr. 10 - 39020 Partschins
+39 0473 967 157
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Typewriter Museum
Typewriter Museum

Parcines is the home of Peter Mitterhofer, the inventor of the typewriter.

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Typewriter museum
Typewriter museum

The museum was built to honour the most famous citizen of Partschins / Parcines, the inventor of the typewriter Peter Mitterhofer.

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Peter Mitterhofer Monument
Peter Mitterhofer Monument

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Typewriter Museum
Typewriter Museum

The musuem displays the factory of Peter Mitterhofer in 1864 and a reproduction of his first model.

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Typewritemuseum Partschins / Parcines
Typewritemuseum Partschins / Parcines

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Typewritemuseum Partschins / Parcines
Typewritemuseum Partschins / Parcines

The collection includes over 1,200 pieces that tell the history of the typewriter from his birth to the present.

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Typewritemuseum Partschins / Parcines
Typewritemuseum Partschins / Parcines

Peter Mitterhofer invented the typewriter in 1864.

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