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Hamilton Wood Type Museum & Printing Museum

1816 10th St, Two Rivers, WI 54241-3538
+1 920-794-6272
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Great Museum for Designers to Visit!

I am a graphic artist, so this museum was really of interest to me, but I think non-designers would... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Nice rainy day activity

We had a very nice visit to this museum. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
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1816 10th St, Two Rivers, WI 54241-3538
+1 920-794-6272
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a graphic artist, so this museum was really of interest to me, but I think non-designers would enjoy it as well because there is so much history there. The museum is big, and laid out really well. Lots of interesting things to look...More

Thank JJS0506
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We had a very nice visit to this museum. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the material as well as willing to answer questions. It was interesting to read about the development of several of the fonts on display. The Hamilton Manufacturing Company...More

Thank 381ivad
Reviewed 1 October 2017

very nice museum...very interesting as friends from Tampa fl...his father worked on these machines in Cuba

Reviewed 8 September 2017

This wood print type museum is very well documented. The staff on site are very knowledgeable and answered all questions. Museum also offers working hobby and print classes.

Thank NeenahTominator
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We had time to do one more thing in Two Rivers - so we stopped at this museum, and we are very glad we did! Such an interesting history into the printing industry - from the techniques, to the machinery over time, to the examples...More

Thank Jessica0823
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Awesome source of the history of design and manufacturing!! It's full of extremely educational and interesting exhibits. The employees are great and very happy!

Thank charlessB7269DG
Reviewed 10 July 2017

While it's point of departure is the 1880's founding of a local wood type manufacturing company, the real focus is on graphic arts. The exhibits are nice, however, check out the classes which allow you to design and print your own posters -- sometimes in...More

Thank 85PurpleGold
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Lots and lots of type and then a bit of everything else related to Hamilton including dentistry cabinets. We headed here for the 1pm tour (they also do a 3pm tour). The tour was interesting and great explanation of how everything end up here.

Thank Bernadette H
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit while stopping through Two Rivers, Wisconsin! It's a working museum, people from all over the world come to print or learn more about printing. They offer workshops throughout the year, anyone can participate in them. The workshops can range from...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

We were able to take a self-guided tour of this fascinating museum! Wood types of all kinds and sizes were on display. It was much bigger than I expected, and had much, much more than just wood types, which varied from less than an inch...More

Thank Craig K
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Donna J
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Response from GreenBayJack | Reviewed this property |
The Hamilton Wood Type Museum & Printing Museum is closed Sunday and Monday. The web site has hours listed (check Google).