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“Great piece of history” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hatch Show Print

Hatch Show Print
224 Fifth Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203 (Downtown Nashville)
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Music City Bites and Sites : Food and History Walking Tour
Ranked #1 of 99 Shopping in Nashville
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Hatch Show Print is one of America's oldest letterpress shops, in business since 1879. It has created original art for Elvis Presley, Grand Ole Opry stars and contemporary artists like The Black Keys. Step inside the shop to view printmaking in action, take the official tour or shop its selection of historic restrikes, apparel and collectibles. The retail shop is open to the public, with ticketed tours at 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great piece of history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Was a great lesson in print history, Nashville history, and even country music history. So glad to see them preserving the same tools used for so many years and preserving and carrying on this craft. So many arts like this die off due to convenience and the digital age. I'm glad so many businesses still find the need for quality art and skill in advertising. We learned a lot and took a print home. Although I was hoping to make more of a personalized print, it was still neat.

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“I was ready to love this.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I was really looking forward to this, but I found it a little dull. There were various interesting prints, but all in all, I would skip it next time around. If you are into this stuff, you will probably go crazy for it though.

Visited July 2014
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Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Gotta See This”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This was an amazing stop and we ended up spending so much time. The history here is so livid and you get to see them doint Print the way it was and sitill today. The giift shope will amaze you..dont miss this

Visited July 2014
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Dallas, Texas
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“Worth a visit!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I've always seen Hatch show prints but didn't know the amazing story behind these well known concert posters until I stopped by this place.

On every trip to Nashville I made a visit by the cool place to watch the artisans at work.

This is the newest location, the older location was off the Broadway strip. This location is somewhat new!

When in Nashville this is a must for Music fans from all walks of life!

Visited March 2014
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“Make the stop!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

We stopped by the location inside the Country Music Hall of Fame. Unfortunately, we didn't have time to take the tour. Looking at all the old prints was great! You can watch them make new ones on site.

Visited July 2014
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