Museums and collections

American Amateur Press Association museum listings

Franklin Court – Philadelphia, PA — Museum and exhibits dedicated to Benjamin Franklin, including a working printing press of the era.

Gutenberg museum – Mainz, Germany — Extensive resources and extraordinary collection of incunabula, demonstrations of working printing presses.

Hamilton wood type & printing museum — Two Rivers, WI, USA

Lumiere Institute —   Lyon, France — Museum located in the home of the Lumiere family, known for producing the world’s first theatrical cinema and then ignoring its commercial possibilities.   Staff understanding of museum material is limited.

Marconi museum – Bologna, Italy –  Interesting blog by Peter Marks about visiting the museum.

Museum of printing — Andover, MA, USA —

Museum of printing history – Houston, Texas

Museum of Radio and Technology — Huntington, West Virginia, USA.  Enormous collection of old phonographs, radio equipment, and early computers.

National print museum of Ireland — Dublin, Ireland —

Penrith museum of printing — Penrith, Australia

Tipoteca Italiana —  Cornuda, Italy —  Typographical museum located 40 miles north of Venice, Italy.

International Printing Museum — Carson, CA, USA  —

 Museum of Printing – St. Petersburg, Russia