Public Printing Tour

Recurring weekly on Saturday
1324 W. Clay Street | Houston, TX 77019
Phone: (713) 522-4652
Times: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Admission: $10 for Visitors 13+, $8 for Visitors 55+, Visitors 12 & Younger FREE

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.