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Hamilton Wood Type Museum & Printing Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A neat place and a must do tour!

We arranged a group tour when we were back in WI visiting friends and family. We had 3 kids and 6... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Heather K
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Houston, Texas
A Big Surprise

We discovered this impressive museum while exploring eastern Wisconsin. It is a wonderful... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Ben H
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Weston
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1816 10th St, Two Rivers, WI 54241-3538
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arranged a group tour when we were back in WI visiting friends and family. We had 3 kids and 6 adults. It was such a neat tour!!! They have so many different types of printing presses and machines and wood type. They explained the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Heather K
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We discovered this impressive museum while exploring eastern Wisconsin. It is a wonderful historical place to understand the printing industry that once flourished in the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ben H
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth the trip to an out-of-the-way place. My daughter, who is a budding graphic designer suggested this place and it turned out to be fun for all of us. Be sure to take a guided tour (1 or 3 pm). Fascinating history of wood...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sgrinkemeyer
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Excellent exhibits, fascinating piece of our history lovingly preserved. Small but nice gift store. The museum also has classes and internships!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SuzAnnArbor_MI
Reviewed June 22, 2018

This museum is of particular interest to graphic designers, but the museum staff know that lots of other people visit and they make it not only accessible but fun. Definitely worth a visit which gets you to appreciate books, newspapers, and other printed media in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Vivgoesvroom
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Love this place! Not only fun but educational! Step back in time to see how printing was done...wood type, presses and more, and why it’s making a comeback! Find out about their workshops, too!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mary B
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

So enjoyed our guided tour of this little gem of a museum. Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and answered an array of questions. The gift shop had so many interesting things as well.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank janetg980
Reviewed November 8, 2017

I am a graphic artist, so this museum was really of interest to me, but I think non-designers would enjoy it as well because there is so much history there. The museum is big, and laid out really well. Lots of interesting things to look...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed October 22, 2017

We had a very nice visit to this museum. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the material as well as willing to answer questions. It was interesting to read about the development of several of the fonts on display. The Hamilton Manufacturing Company...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 381ivad
Reviewed September 30, 2017

very nice museum...very interesting as friends from Tampa fl...his father worked on these machines in Cuba

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank NANCY S
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Donna J
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The Hamilton Wood Type Museum & Printing Museum is closed Sunday and Monday. The web site has hours listed (check Google).
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