Niagara Parks Commission (The)

Site: Queenston - 1 Queenston St

Service: Mackenzie Printery & Newspaper Museum

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-262-5676
Fax 905-262-5676
Primary Contact Melissa Bottomley, Manager
Alternate Contact Kaitlin Cain, Supervisor
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Queenston
Address & Map
1 Queenston St
Queenston, ON L0S 1L0
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Intersection Off the Niagara Pkwy on Queenston Rd, below Queenston Heights
Mailing Address c/o Niagara Parks Commission Administration 
PO Box 150 
7400 Portage Rd 
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6T2
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) The Printery houses Canada's oldest printing press, built circa 1760. It was at this site that William Lyon Mackenzie printed the first edition of his newspaper, The Colonial Advocate. 
The Printery offers exhibits which are interactive and hands-on for visitors.
Hours Mon-Sun 10 am-5 pm
Dates May-Sep
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees Admission - 2017: Adults (13 yrs plus) $6.25; Children (6-12 years) $4.05 ; Children 5 and under are free
Physical Access Not Accessible ; Due to the fact that this is a heritage building.
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Service Categories Museums

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