Just like the spoken language, handwriting has changed and developped over centuries. For a long time, the German and Latin Antiqua and “Frakturschrift" were official scripts in Luxembourg.

After a visit of the exhibition, it's your turn! Learn how to write in an antique handwriting and use classic utensiles such as quill and ink. The document with your message gets its final touch by adding a personalized seal.


Public: From the 3rd cycle of primary school.

Educational objectives: Give the children an understanding, that language and handwriting are in constant state of change. The reason for archiving documents.




Free for primary and extracurricular schools in the City of Luxemburg, 100€ / guide for external schools