Crystal City Printing Museum - Historic Places Days

Crystal City Printing Museum

Crystal City, Manitoba
Type
Cultural Heritage Centre
Address
218 Broadway Street, Crystal City, MB, Canada
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Hours
All year round 9:00 - 18:00 by appointment
Phone
204-208-0169

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This designated Heritage Site Building is probably the oldest in town, built about 1880. As you walk through the door, the wonderful sounds, and ink and oil smells of the original printing and typesetting machines fill the air. You’ll feel as if you could actually be back in 1881 when publisher Thomas Greenway and Co. issued their first “Rock Lake Herald”, later to become the “Crystal City Courier”.
The Museum is completely operational and you’ll see the presses in action, learn about the painstaking printing processes, and even take home a memento of your visit.
The museum is staffed and run by volunteers. Tours are given year-round upon request; naturally such an experience takes preparation, so to arrange your tour, please call ahead to:
 Mike Webber     204-208-0169
George Pogson  204-873-2141
Jim Martin          204-873-2095
Bill Sandercock    204-873-2659
or the Municipal office    204-873-2591
           (Mon-Fri 8:30-12 and 1-4:30)

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • Parking
  • Washrooms

Location

218 Broadway Street, Crystal City, MB, Canada
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