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The Printing Museum

1324 W. Clay Street
Houston, TX 77019
Teléfono: (713) 522-4652
Fax: (713) 522-5694
ZONA: Montrose
The Printing Museum expone los documentos y herramientas que ilustran la relación entre la prensa libre y una sociedad bien informada.

Mediante exposiciones permanentes el Museo de la Historia de la Imprenta narra la historia de la comunicación escritra y las maneras en que la tecnología para imprimir ha transformado nuestras vidas. Las galería trazan el siginificativo desarrollo de la palabra escrita, desde las tablas de barro de la antigua Mesopotamia, la invención china de los tipos móviles hasta la imprenta de Johann Gutenberg. La historia de los Estados Unidos, desde los importantes eventos de la Revolución Americana hasta la Guerra Civil, ha sido divulgada gracias a los artículos que aparecen en el periódico. La historia de Texas es relatada mediante la vida del primer editor de la región , que poseía una imprenta con la que editaba documentos y periódicos. La Hearts Newspaper Gallery muestra el surgimiento de la imprenta moderna y la exposición de documentos periodísticos que han sido fundamentales en la historia actual. El museo también presenta exposiciones que van rotando y que destacan impresos de bellas artes, libros raros y artefactos.

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Museums and Attractions
Venues
General
  • Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10am-5pm
  • Admission: For admission and tour rates, please visit our website at www.printingmuseum.org.
  • Group Rates
  • Senior Rates
  • Child Rates
  • Student Rates
  • Gift Shop
  • Free Parking Available
  • Private Room for Special Events
  • Wireless
  • Free Wireless
  • ADA Accessible
  • Requirement for Chaperone/Student Ratio: 1/10
  • Motorcoach Parking
  • Advance Notice Required for Groups
  • Cancellation Policy for Groups
General
  • ADA Accessible
  • Wireless
  • Free Wireless
Meeting Facility
  • Number of Rooms: 3
  • Theatre Capacity: 65
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Classroom Capacity: 10
  • Reception Capacity: 300
  • Exhibit space
  • Exhibits: 2
  • Audio/Visual
  • Facility Buy Out For Special Event

The Printing Museum is delighted to offer its unique facilities to outside parties. The Museum is an ideal setting for receptions, corporate meetings, seminars, and community events. Any individual or group is eligible to apply for use of the facility for special events.

The rental facilities at The Printing Museum include the J.V. Burnham Print Gallery, New Gallery, Reception Gallery, Theater, and Classroom. The entire Museum may also be rented for private events and will include access to the Museum’s collection of historic presses and documents. Please speak with the Rental Events Coordinator about exhibitions on view on the date of your event. The New Gallery accommodates 50 guests seated at tables, or 100 guests standing. The J.V. Burnham Print Gallery accommodates 40 guests seated at tables, or 90 guests standing. In each gallery, assembly seating can be arranged to seat 75 guests in rows. The Theater has 65 fixed seats, and the Classroom accommodates 10 guests seated at tables. The Rental Events Coordinator will meet with the client to discuss the event and make recommendations regarding setup.

Meeting Facility Rooms
Room Name SqFt. Dimensions Ceiling Theater Classroom Banquet Reception
J.V. Burnham Print Gallery 675 26.5 X 25 40 90
New Gallery 742 30.5 X 24 50 100
Theater 830 38.5 X 21.5 65
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