Printing Plate LettersTour the world’s largest collection of printer’s type and equipment, take a class or visit the gallery. The museum is home to over one hundred years of American printing history. It is the only museum dedicated to the preservation, study, production and printing of wood type. It exhibits the necessary equipment, tools of the craft, and a collection of over 1.5 million pieces of wood type. There are displays of items produced by Hamilton Manufacturing and you can visit the Hamilton Dry Goods store.