Niagara Parks – Mackenzie Printery & Newspaper Museum

Where touching the artifacts is encouraged

In this restored home of rebel publisher William Lyon Mackenzie, visitors can get their hands dirty with a working linotype and eight different operating heritage presses.

The oldest wooden press in Canada remains one of the museum’s most important treasures. A walk through this beautiful home promises to take you through 500 years of printing technology.

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1 Queenston St, Queenston, ON L0S 1L0, Canada

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Claudia J

Centerville, Pennsylvania, United States

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It seemed to be overpriced for the tour, because the site itself is contained to a small area. It was fairly interesting, though and they let you print a bookmark yourself by pulling the handle on...

latanycarter

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My girlfriend and I took a tour of the Mackenzie Printery Museum as part of the Niagara Parks Access Package. It was a great tour. The three young ladies really knew their stuff and they were so...

Rebeca F

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This visit is about 20 minutes long, depending on how many questions the group has. You get to have an experience in making a print with your name on it and learn about the improvements of the...

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