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John Jarrold Printing Museum

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Letterpress Printing is alive and well in Norwich

Well done to the Jarrold family for keeping this enchanting place open, and providing for its... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018

Small museum, only open limited days during the week. Run by volunteers who know there stuff, think... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
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St. James Mill Whitefriars, Norwich NR3 1SH, England
+44 1603 660211
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Well done to the Jarrold family for keeping this enchanting place open, and providing for its upkeep. If you are interested in the 'Black Art' of printing, then this must surely be one of your top destinations. It is truly amazing how much printing equipment...More

Thank ChrisD5149
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Small museum, only open limited days during the week. Run by volunteers who know there stuff, think they use to work for Jarrolds before retiring

Thank freddymrs
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

A delightful working museum staffed by enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers. Jarrold no longer does commercial printing it seems, but is to be congratulated for keeping the museum going. There are numerous machines and examples of the outputs one can take away. Only donations are sought....More

Thank colinbP5046LN
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This place just buzzes with the enthusiasm of the volunteers who are happy to spend time explaining what they are doing and how the exhibits work. Some fab machines in what is a working museum. The printing from stone was particularly good. Well worth a...More

Thank Pogymale
Reviewed 26 May 2018

A delightful, unusual museum right by the Riverside. All the volunteers were most helpful and really knew their subject as most were ex-employees. It is only open on Wednesday mornings 9.30-12.45 which is rather a shame. The museum is not signposted, again another shame. However,...More

2  Thank deborahcrawford243
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I served my time as an apprentice compositor way back in 1955 and it was a wonderful nostalgic experience for me to visit the museum and see the 'comp' room' just the same as the one I served five years in, I was even given...More

Thank Alan K
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 YvetteB191
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

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