Located in Houston’s vibrant North Montrose District, The Printing Museum is comprised of multiple galleries featuring permanent and temporary exhibitions, a theater, gift shop, and letterpress, book binding, lithography and papermaking studios.

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Museum Admission

Museum Members: Free
Visitors 12 & Younger: Free
Visitors 13+ $8
Visitors 55+ $6

Additional discounts available for military personnel, college students and AAA members.*

*Discounts may not be combined.
**Family members of Active Duty Military service personnel receive free admission from Memorial Day through Labor Day as part of Blue Star Museums, a program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

1324 W. Clay Street
Houston, Texas 77019

(Just south of Allen Parkway between Waugh Drive and Montrose Boulevard.

(713) 522-4652


Two Museum parking lots hold a capacity of approximately 50 cars. Additional free street parking is also available.

Public Transportation

The Printing Museum 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.


The building and facilities are wheelchair accessible.

Photography Policy

The use of non-flash photography by the general public is permitted in all galleries, unless otherwise indicated. Photographs taken at the The Printing Museum 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.

Dining Options

Several dining options, some within a comfortable walk from the Museum, are available along Waugh Drive, including Whole Foods Market, Pei Wei Asian Diner, Luby’s and Café Express.

Holiday Calendar

The Museum is closed on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving: Thursday & Friday
  • Christmas Day