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The Typewriter Museum in Parcines
The Typewriter Museum in Parcines
The Typewriter Museum in Parcines
The Typewriter Museum in Parcines
The Typewriter Museum in Parcines
The Peter Mitterhofer Typewriter Museum (Schreibmaschinenmuseum) in Parcines/Partschins is named after its inventor. In the museum, there are as many as 2,000 exhibits documenting the evolution of the typewriter from its humble beginnings until the advent of the computer. The exhibition includes 1,400 machines including rarities such as the Enigma, an early 20th Century German-made machine mainly used to encrypt military communications.

Peter Mitterhofer
An accomplished carpenter and inventor, Peter Mitterhofer was born and lived in Parcines throughout most of his life from 1822 – 1893. After completing his first typewriter in 1864 he built another and subsequently received an Imperial grant from Vienna before building another three prototypes. The first two were almost entirely made out of wood with needles used to punch the characters through paper. The three remaining prototypes were made out of metal where the characters were instead typed onto paper. Unfortunately, Mitterhofer did not live to see his invention enter production and died in relative obscurity.
Typewriter Museum Peter Mitterhofer
Typewriter Museum Peter Mitterhofer
The museum offers an insight to the 100-year history of the typewriter, ranging from the first wooden typewriter invented by Peter Mitterhofer from Parcines to ...
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Peter Mitterhofer culture trail - on the path of the inventor
Peter Mitterhofer culture trail - on the path of the inventor
On the trail of the ing eni ous inventor and pi oneer of the typewriting machine Peter Mitterhofer, the moust famous Parcines/Partschins-born! This ...
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Family "Kul-Tour" - round trip
Culture round trip - Adventure Hiking for the whole family , suitable for buggies! Tour Start Tel,  Adige Dam Tour End Tel,  Adige Dam Directions: ...
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