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Urban sprawl, hot summers, and a multicultural city

The largest city in Texas, Houston is also one of the most ethnically diverse places in the US, with the country’s largest Asian, Arab and Latin American populations. Its multicultural essence can be found everywhere, from museums, to the performing arts and also in the diverse shopping and dining opportunities. Gay nightlife is centered in Neartown, around Pacific St. and surrounding streets. The South Loop’s Rice Village is a highly concentrated area of restaurants, bars, and shopping.

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Museum of Printing History

Museum of Printing History

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

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

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., TX 77019 Houston
+1 713 5224652
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday