Packing up the Museum

For the last month we have been packing up one of the largest collections of wood type in the world. Here you can see what it takes to pack up 1.5 million pieces of type, a large collection of presses and machines, and many patterns for making wood type. While it takes a lot of boxes and bubble wrap, it... Read More »

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Help Hamilton Move

If you would like to help the museum pack and move to a new location please join us for one of our 'Move Events'. The museum is closed to the public for tours and general admittance, but you are welcome to join us as a volunteer as the museum goes forward with their move to a new location in Two... Read More »

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Last Hamilton Hurrah

On December 29th, 2012 the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum hosted an open house with printing, type cutting demonstrations, and a celebration of the legacy of the Hamilton Manufacturing Company. Thank you to everyone who could join us for our last open day in the museum's original location. We have a lot of work ahead of us with packing... Read More »

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Hamilton & Mama's Sauce: Love Letters

To help raise money and awareness for the museum the printers over at Mama's Sauce have dreamed up a fundraiser that unites lovely letters and great designers. They're releasing a set of 7 letterpress printed alphabet coasters inspired by the legacy and craft of the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. Love Letters is made with French Paper, includes A,... Read More »

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Hamilton Fundraisers around the Country

Friends of the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum have banded together to help us in our time of need. Currently there will be two fundraisers on December 15th, 2012 one in Chicago and the other in Brooklyn. A great time to come together, get some great holiday gifts, and support the museum. Information is below, but if you would... Read More »

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