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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ndragunat

Hartford, Connecticut

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This little museum is fantastic. We spent about an hour in here learning all about the history of printing (the history of the building is also quite interesting). Our tour guide, Evan, was very...

mrodoplu

Charlottetown, Canada

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This is a very small museum but if you're interested in history it would be an interesting spot to take a little break.

Holly W

Reading, Pennsylvania

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Yes, you'll learn how this phrase came into being as well as terms like upper case and lower case...and many more. This little gem is worth a visit for interesting tidbits of information and...

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