William Lyon Mackenzie

The Best Hands-on Museum in Upper Canada The restored home of rebel publisher William Lyon Mackenzie reveals 500 years of printing technology, amid the authentic ambiance of a period print shop.

Rarest in the museum's collection is the Louis Roy Press, oldest in Canada and one of the few original wooden presses remaining in the world! A hands-on experience is encouraged with a working linotype and 8 operating heritage presses.

A joint venture was established in 1990 between The Niagara Parks Commission and a volunteer non-profit Printery Committee concerned with the preservation of printing equipment. To learn more about the Printery and upcoming events, visit Mackenzie Printery & Newspaper Museum 

Admission Prices are shown in Canadian dollars and do not include taxes. 

$5.00 Adults (13+ years), 

$3.75 Children (6 to 12 years) 

Children 5 and under are FREE! 

Hours of Operation, 2013 Open seasonally only.

All times subject to change. May 5th to September 2nd, 2013 Then Weekends only till end of October

10:00am to 5:00PM Daily.

 Location:    Just a 15 minute drive north of the Falls on the scenic Niagara Parkway. 

This historic building is not wheelchair accessible.

  

  

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HANDS ON INSTRUCTION SEMINARS

PRINTING COMES ALIVE IN QUEENSTON 

 

Located in the home of the 19th Century firebrand editor William Lyon Mackenzie, The Mackenzie Printery and Newspaper Museum is Canadas largest working printing Museum. 

Born in Dundee, Scotland in 1795, he came to Canada in 1820.  The Colonial Advocate was a newspaper for which he was the publisher, editor, writer and paper carrier  

 

  

  

  

  

  

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Mackenzie Printery and Newspaper Museum

Mackenzie Printery and Newspaper Museum

 Contact

  

 
Site Phone

(905)262-5676

 

 

Address

1 Queenston St.,

Queenston, Ontario

Canada    L0S 1L0

 

Email

printer @mackenzieprintery.org

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