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The Panama City Publishing Company Museum & Visitor Center

1134 Beck Ave, Panama City, FL 32401-1457
+1 850-872-7208
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Time travel at its finest

Step back in time in this century old publishing museum. Step inside, smell the ink, listen to... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2018
Beverley W
A must see

An interesting building with a history inside and out. Watching the old print equipment work was a... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2018
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The Panama City Publishing Company building was constructed by George Mortimer West around 1920 on a prominent corner in the heart of historic St. Andrews. He was a writer, promoter, economist, horticulturist, publisher, and entrepreneur. He is credited as the "founding father" of Panama City, building it into an economically viable city and port on the shores of St. Andrews Bay. In the late 1800'
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1134 Beck Ave, Panama City, FL 32401-1457
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

Step back in time in this century old publishing museum. Step inside, smell the ink, listen to the rhythm of the presses and let your senses transport you back to the 1920s. Back to the days when "Hot off the presses" was a social gathering...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2018

An interesting building with a history inside and out. Watching the old print equipment work was a highlight. Makes you appreciate the time, creativity and physical involvement it took to print on the old presses. This place definitely has a good feel to it.

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Reviewed February 7, 2018

The Panama City Publishing Museum is a must see in St Andrews. There is so much history packed into the original building and the presses are still in operation.

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Reviewed February 6, 2018

St. Andrews has so much to offer and the museum showcases so much history about the area and the printing machines are very interesting. The walking tour is a great way to learn about the history and to see what all St. Andrews has to...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

We recently did the St. Andrews Historic District walking tour, which originates from the Museum. The tour takes about an hour. There's quite a bit of history and scenery packed into a few blocks, as well as some beautiful southern homes in the neighborhood that...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

This was a cool trip... so many interesting old printers and lots of history. Great stop on the St. Andrews self guided tour!

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

A unique look into Panama City and St. Andrew's history. A working printing museum full of cool machines and artifacts from the area. Free of charge with a helpful staff. It's fun to step back in time and see them actually print thing the old...More

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