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John Jarrold Printing Museum

St. James Mill Whitefriars, Norwich NR3 1SH, England
+44 1603 660211
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A fascinating glimpse into Norwich history

We discovered this museum by chance on a Google map whilst looking for a car park ! And it happened... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Jennifer L
Excellent place to visit

This is a really good place to go. We went on a heritage open day. The guides are all ex printers... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Colin H
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 Oct 2017
“A fascinating glimpse into Norwich history”
9 Sep 2017
“Excellent place to visit”
St. James Mill Whitefriars, Norwich NR3 1SH, England
+44 1603 660211
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We discovered this museum by chance on a Google map whilst looking for a car park ! And it happened to be the only day of the week that it was open, what luck - unfortunately, it was nearly closing time (12.30) but the very...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is a really good place to go. We went on a heritage open day. The guides are all ex printers and really knowledgeable. When we went it was free so its a bonus.

Thank Colin H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

If your are interested in printing then this is for you. This is the company that printed Anna Sewell's Black Beauty and Norwich is also the city where she lived. Her house that she lived in is still present and intact, but the museum printed...More

Thank Yvette B
Reviewed 17 November 2016

By chance we passed by on a Riverside Walk on just the right morning of the week for this amazing place to be open. We were captivated by the machines, the friendly welcome, the informative explanations of the various processes. Quite made our day! Superb...More

1  Thank aboutandout
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Well worth going to. The staff were knowledgeable and very passionate about all the equipment and showed how it worked. Allow a good 2 plus hours for your trip

1  Thank Halfmoonanne
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Highly dedicated and informative guides, well worth a visit. Comprehensive exhibition of printing artefacts.

Thank whistleblowerjohn2
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Well tucked away, and little publicised, but very important in a city where publishing was once a very big industry. Highly recommended, but very limited opening hours, so worth checking beforehand.

1  Thank recovery_1994
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Like all small and specialist museums, you probably need some vague interest in the subject to be attracted to this sort of place. If you have any interest in traditional printing - or even if you are just interested in early engineering achievements - then...More

Thank php5
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We went as part of the Heritage Open Days and it was well worth a visit. Our son who has got Asperger syndrome was fascinated by all the different machinery and so was my husband.

Thank Marcella O
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We had been planning to visit this museum for some time and finally made there this week. What a great place to visit. Very knowledgable and friendly staff who obviously enjoy imparting this knowledge to visitors. They take you through the history of printing and...More

1  Thank Ray H
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8 October 2016|
Response from Humanist521 |
Wednesday mornings, 9:30-12:30.