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International Printing Museum

315 W Torrance Blvd, Carson, CA 90745-1130
+1 310-515-7166
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Fantastic place and so close

Came here for a tour with our GS troop. Didn't sound that interesting but wow! Our tour guide... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
twinmom8
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Torrance, California
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...went there for a show a few years ago -- show was great and the museum was there to tour but had... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
dougdowds
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Carson, California
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315 W Torrance Blvd, Carson, CA 90745-1130
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+1 310-515-7166
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Came here for a tour with our GS troop. Didn't sound that interesting but wow! Our tour guide Sara was so knowledgeable and made it fun and educational for the girls. They had a short interactive lecture with her and then she took us around...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

...went there for a show a few years ago -- show was great and the museum was there to tour but had few docents at the time...

Thank dougdowds
Reviewed 23 November 2016

You're thinking, "a museum about printing?" Go ahead and scoff - but visit. You start out mildly interested in the printing presses on display. Then they demonstrate them. You have to admit they're kinda cool. The guys who run this place are so dedicated to...More

3  Thank Steve G
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We were aiding our granddaughter with her list of places on a project for her school. The printing museum was on that list. It was an interesting place to visit. The floor space was covered with different types and models of printing presses. You have...More

Thank stancarr
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I went with middle school students from Summer School. I was so surprised that this place exist. It was a small place with tons of printing press machines inside. We stayed from 10am to 2pm. Students got to experience how to make paper and print...More

1  Thank willtravelmor
Reviewed 3 January 2016

They have the third oldest printing press in the U.S. (1806). The two oldest are in the Smithsonian. There is also a replica of Ben Franklin's print shop, working Linotype machines and they do demonstrations if you take the tour. Very cool!

1  Thank damiensomerset
Reviewed 30 November 2013 via mobile

We want to go back to see the Ben Franklin show. It is a lively historical experience. If you do not know the significance of the Guttenberg Bible or the most complicated machine ever invented which made the newspaper possible, then go here. It is...More

1  Thank Janetta S
Reviewed 10 February 2013

The museum was awesome. The BSA Graphic Arts & Pulp & Paper MB were awesome. We came up from San Diego, we met people from San Francisco Area and there were people from Virginia. The entire day was well planned, hands on and lots of...More

1  Thank Harobed E
Reviewed 29 October 2009

I took my kids, 10 and 6, to the International Printing Museum on 10/24/09. Our guide, Gary, took us through the history of printing, from the Chinese to Gutenberg to the LinoType. We all found it fascinating. He showed us how the machines worked, and...More

4  Thank Jcstorr
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