The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
Admission is free for self-guided tours. For a guided tour, the fee is $7 for adults, $3 for students, and $5 for seniors.
Guided tours are scheduled each Wednesday at 2 P.M. and each Saturday at 2 P.M. Please call 713-522-4652 to reserve your place. For groups of 7 or more, please call 713-522-4652 to schedule your own private tour.
For more information about tours, please click here.
How to find us
Convenient to downtown and to all major freeways, the Museum is located at 1324 West Clay, between Waugh Drive and Montrose, just south of Allen Parkway.
From 610 West: Exit Woodway-Memorial, go east on Memorial toward dowtown to the Waugh Drive South exit. Turn right on Waugh Drive to West Clay Street. Turn left on West Clay. The Museum is on the left in the second block.
From Downtown: Go west on Lamar Street, which becomes Allen Parkway to Waugh Drive. Turn left on Waugh Drive to West Clay Street. Turn left on West Clay. The Museum is on the left.
From 59 South (Southwest Freeway): Exit Kirby Drive, go north. Kirby Drive becomes Allen Parkway on the north side of River Oaks. Turn Right on Waugh Drive to West Clay Street. Turn left on West Clay Street. The Museum is on the left.
From 45 North or South: Exit Allen Parkway. Take Allen Parkway to Waugh Drive. Turn left on Waugh Drive to West Clay Street. Turn left on West Clay Street. The Museum is on the left.
The Museum of Printing History is also accessible by public transportation. The number 34 Montrose Crosstown bus stops at West Clay and Waugh. The Museum is a block and a half down West Clay to the east. Schedules and maps may be found at the Metro website.
Two Museum parking lots hold a capacity of approximately 50 cars. Additional free street parking is also available.
The building and facilities are wheelchair accessible.
The use of non-flash photography by the general public is permitted in all galleries, unless otherwise indicated. Photographs taken at the Museum of Printing History are for personal use only, and are not to be used for commercial purposes. Visitors must receive permission by Museum staff to use tri-pods. Video is not allowed without prior permission.
The Museum is closed on the following holidays in 2011 and 2012
Thanksgiving: Thursday & Friday, November 24 & 25, 2011
Christmas and New Year's: Saturday, December 24, 2011
through Monday, January 2, 2012
New Year's: Sunday & Monday, January 1 & 2, 2012
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 16, 2012
Memorial Day: Monday, May 28, 2012
Independence Day: Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Labor Day: Monday, September 3, 2012
Thanksgiving: Thursday & Friday, November 22 & 23, 2012
Christmas and New Year's: Tuesday, December 25, 2012
through Tuesday, January 1, 2013