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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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Well worth the visit

Lots and lots of type and then a bit of everything else related to Hamilton including dentistry... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bernadette H
Wellington, New Zealand
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Hamilton Wood Type Museum

A great place to visit while stopping through Two Rivers, Wisconsin! It's a working museum, people... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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1816 10th St, Two Rivers, WI 54241-3538
+1 920-794-6272
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 10 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
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A docent guided us through the museum documenting an industry and a business that is almost extinct. We were fascinated by the many examples of print blocks, linotype machines, and printing presses. We were completely surprised that Hamilton Wood developed the first clothes dryers available...More

Thank Tanzan13
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Wood type was a major industry in Two Rivers back in the day, and the Hamilton Wood Type Museum preserves that! There are many different examples of wood type, machinery, and other equipment that Hamilton used to make. It's just $5 to get in, and...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This workplace atmosphere museum has a great collection of printing pressers, print block cabinetry, samples, and items of interest. Classes are taught here, to keep a passing art alive. The people of this community are proud of this museum! Small shop to purchase some printed...More

Thank cooley25
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Thank you Bob Miller for providing us an awesome tour of this museum. You provided great information of the printing history along with the history of Hamilton's. Glad that it is pointed out to all who visits that Two Rivers is the birthplace of the...More

Thank MarieZH
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

This museum is so unique and interesting. It has an enormous number of wood type blocks, printing presses, equipment that was used to make the type etc.... They also will show you how some of the equipment was used and if your willing to pay...More

Thank Ellen J
Reviewed 26 March 2016

I love this place, I wish I lived closer, so that I could spend Lots of time soaking in the history and skill that went into this kind of work. I was a draftsman, I know what craftsmanship is. And its lost with the computer....More

Thank Diane Z
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Found this place by accident and was so excited we were there when they were open. This museum is well designed and present a very thorough history of the company. Many displays of wood type! We queried the operation of one machine and the young...More

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Donna J
Is the museum open Sunday?
25 June 2016|
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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).