Hot Metal Day at the Museum of Printing

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Come visit the Museum on Hot Metal Day, Saturday, February 1st!  

Watch demonstrations on the Linotype Model 31 by our friend, Michael Babcock, of Interrobang Press.

Cast your name, a favorite word or emoji in hot metal on the Ludlow.

Print a keepsake with us in the Letterpress Studio.

Learn about the history of the Linotype and Ludlow from Museum President, Frank Romano (11 am and 2 pm).

See Doug Wilson’s movie, Linotype: The Film (11:30 am and 2:30 pm).

Tour the Museum! 


Learn how the Linotype changed the world. Take time to see our rare 1883 second prototype called the Second Band Machine, and a 1972 Elektron II, the last model Linotype built. Have a look at all the Linotype specimen books and a cabinet full of unique Linotype artifacts in the Romano Library. 

Fun for all ages Be sure to mark your calendars for Saturday, February 1st, 10 am to 4 pm, 15 Thornton Avenue, Haverhill, MA,