The Museum

A family story that started in the 19th century!

The Museum Paper Mill Homburg

  The history of the mill Water and hydropower are two important prerequisites for paper production. In 1807, Leonhard Leinzinger had to mine his 17th

Renate Xmeier
Museum visitor

“Craftsmanship brought to life”

Julia Meder
Visitor of the Mouse Day

Open the Doors for the mouse-day! For my children and me it has been a very special day at the Papermill Homburg. Many thanks to Mr. Follmer and the whole team.

Nora Jennings
Participant of the Summer Academy

As a participant in the Summer Academy 2018, in which I had already participated in 2017, I am still impressed by the high quality of this facility. In addition to the qualified lecturers, especially the family atmosphere characterized by Johannes Follmer and his wife Maarit Follmer contributes significantly to the success of this academy.

Opening Times

May 1st to October 31st

Tuesday to Friday

  • 10 am to 12 am and 2 pm to 4 pm

Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

  • 10 am to 12 am and 2 pm to 5 pm

Entrance Fee

3,00 € / 2,00 €

The dates for the year 2019 in the Paper Mill Homburg - Event Calendar -

Exhibitions - Workshops and Courses - The museum on tour

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What you can experience

See - Experience - Feel

Live and Work

  Living Room and Workshops Life in a paper mill The living space and workshop were not only under one roof in the paper mill,

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Work and Live

  The workplaces next to the living rooms Work was done next to the living rooms in all floors, but especially in the basement and

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The Paper

  Feel Paper Making – Couching – Pressing – Drying These are the most important steps in manual papermaking. But what sounds so simple proves

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Our team

We all feel connected to the paper mill

Johannes Follmer
Johannes Follmer
Company Leader

Johannes Follmer is the youngest son of Kurt Follmer, who ran the mill until 1975. After the mill was shut down, Johannes Follmer sought to

Johannes Follmer
Maarit Follmer
Maarit Follmer
Guided Tours in the Museum

Guided tours + for international guests in English, Finnish, Italian Organization of the museum + celebrations Supervision of the paper barn Busy fairy in the

Maarit Follmer
The Team of the Museum
The Team of the Museum
In front of the millwheel

Kurt Follmer – Marianne Pfennig – Stefanie Arz – Maarit Follmer – Johannes Follmer – Konrad Bauer

The Team of the Museum

The Museum of Paper Mill Homburg in the media

Press - Radio and Television - Online Media

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Museum Papermill Homburg

Gartenstraße 11
97855 Homburg/Main

+49 (0) 93 95 / 9 92 22

Please use the parking spot of the Papermill!


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