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National Print Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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So much to see and experience in a small space

We arrived at 11am and were advised that there was a tour due to take place at 1130am so time for a... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Ray W
Dublin, Ireland
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The curators and academics were super helpful when I asked about the history of typeface. They... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Stephen C
Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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The National Print Museum champions print and its impact on the world. The Museum aims to promote the historical significance and contemporary relevance of printing by exploring its heritage, technology and craft. It is a unique museum and the only...more
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Haddington Road | Garrison Chapel, Beggars Bush, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 660 3770
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Really nice museum. Love that the museum is housed within such an old building. I used to tour-guide here and loved hearing the women who worked in the print industry speak about the book-binding process - it's fascinating! The kids' area is so nice too....More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

We arrived at 11am and were advised that there was a tour due to take place at 1130am so time for a coffee and multi-berry scone in the cafe on site. We were told of a video we could view before hand ( about 8...More

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The curators and academics were super helpful when I asked about the history of typeface. They pointed me to the appropriate sections of the museum, let me take photographs (without flash), and advised me on the best sources, including a book which they were able...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The permanent exhibition of all things print related are well worth a visit but from now until the end of September there is the added bonus of an exhibition on the struggles of Ireland's Suffragettes, in print and in photographs. A fascinating addition not to...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

The museum is reallly interesting, the place is wonderful and the volonteers who welcoming me are so kind! It was really cool!

Thank Charlotte F
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We had one last day in Dublin when our plans for another museum fell through. I'm glad they did! This museum (located in a lovely part of town that we hadn't yet visited) is a little gem - and it's free! We saw one of...More

Thank PMar54
Reviewed 25 February 2018

As an ex-graphic designer I have always been fascinated by the world of print, and this museum is an absolute must-see for anyone interested in the history and technology of 19th and 20th century printing. A lovely converted cut-stone barracks building houses a fantastic collection...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

amazing place well worth a visit . i loved every minute of it . if i was to have one complaint it would be that i would have loved a bigger place and a little more of the finishing end of the process . otherwise...More

Thank the crew M
Reviewed 11 February 2018

A one of a kind collection of all things typographic - from chases and cases of wood and lead type, to hot metal monotype and all things in between. A great place to visit - highly recommended!

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Have visited more than once on multiple occasions and am fascinated every time. Such an interesting and magical place. There are a lot of different printing presses, even from Heidelberg. For history lovers, there's also an original copy of the declaration of independence. Sometimes there...More

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14 March 2018|
Response from Natprintmuseum | Property representative |
Hello! The legend, Alf McCormack is indeed still volunteering at the National Print Museum! You can generally find him here on Demo Days or Reminiscence Evenings. Let us know if you would like us to pass on a message or get... More