The Hamilton Woodtype Museum is the coolest place in type world!

Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum

However, they are being forced to move out of the old Hamilton factory building that houses them and have not funds enough to do so. A minimum of $250,000 is needed to pack up the 30,000 sq. feet of printing history and move to a new home yet to be found. Please consider helping them by making a donation. If you’re working in the creative field get a membership for yourself and your co-workers, or suggest to your employer to give memberships this year for christmas. You can also contact the museum director Jim Moran for further information:

Donate via their official PayPal button above or this form. There is also an official press release.

Photo above by Lester Public Library from our TypeCon field trip this summer. All other photos and the video tour by Nick Sherman, one of the wonderful activists for Hamilton and board member of the museum.

Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum

The stacks

T’rivers, ’Scansin

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