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From the origins of printing on Mesopotamian clay tablets till present time

The Museum of Printing History was founded in 1979 by Raoul Beasley, Vernon P. Hearn, Don Piercy, and J. V. Burnham, to promote, preserve, and share the knowledge of printed communication and its contribution to the development of the civilized world.

The Museum of Printing History features extraordinary exhibits such as a sheet of the Gutenberg Bible pulled just as it was in 1455; view colonial documents, including a Pennsylvania Gazette printed by Ben Franklin in 1765; Mesopotamian cylinder seals and more.

Museum of Printing History
1324 W. Clay St., Houston

Phone: +1 713 5224652

Website: www.printingmuseum.org/

Open Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday

Categories: Specialty museum, History museum

Price: Free


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