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Public Printing Tour

1324 W. Clay Street
(713) 522-4652
  • Presented By: The Printing Museum
  • Dates: April 30, 2016 - December 28, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Location: The Printing Museum
  • Address: 1324 W. Clay Street
  • Phone: (713) 522-4652
  • Time: 11AM and 2PM
  • Price: $10 for Visitors 13+, $8 for Visitors 55+, Visitors 12 & Younger FREE
  • Admission: $10 for Visitors 13+, $8 for Visitors 55+, Visitors 12 & Younger FREE
  • Area of Town: Montrose
  • overview

    Be a printer for the day! During your guided tour, you will learn of early forms of printing, participate in the hands-on printing of a leaf of the Gutenberg Bible pulled from a replica press, print a copy of the Declaration of Independence on a 19th-century Columbian iron handpress, discover the importance of the Linotype machine, and witness advances in printing and self-publishing that came about in the 20th century. Your tours concludes with a visit to our craft studios, temporary exhibitions and an optional film.

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