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Typeface Museums?

I'd like to start a topic about museums dedicated to typefaces.
Many typeface museums were originally foundries.
Share with us your experience and opinion of such museums.
Let's draw a map of these establishments.

1. Which typeface museums do you recommend from your perspective?
2. What are the must-see in that field?

C.C. Stern Type Foundry, Portland, OR

My son, a recent transplant to Portland OR, alerted his type-geek dad to the http://C.C. Stern Type Foundry, a volunteer-run working museum, offering public programs to preserve the craft of type casting, and to educate and inspire a new generation of printers and students of printing history.

Here are some photos he took at their open house on March 26, 2011:


Monotype keyboard


Monotype mat case


Visitors at open house March 26, 2011.

Fictional Museum of Art Logotype

I'm currently building my portfolio up to apply at some art and design schools so I decided to create an identity for a fictional museum of art based in Mexico. I am now debating on the logo and have created several versions:
1. http://droplr.com/43FfS+
2. http://droplr.com/4yB6u+

And I have now pretty much started over and come up with this (also attached):
3. http://droplr.com/8nkb4+
4. http://droplr.com/8nZ4Q+