Museum of Printing

photo of the Museum of Printing
15 Thornton Ave
Haverhill, MA 01832

Dedicated to preserving the history of the graphic arts, graphic design, printing equipment and printing craftsmanship, The Museum of Printing holds the most extensive collection of materials and machines east of the Mississippi River.  Explore the museum and experience the evolution of printing from Gutenberg’s invention of movable type to your personal portable phone or tablet; advancements in printing and type technologies have been the predecessors to changes in civilizations.


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  • Family Friendly
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Parking
  • Restroom


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Property Owner/Organization: 

Friends of The Museum of Printing, Inc.
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