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The Panama City Publishing Company Museum & Visitor Center

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What an amazing display of local printing!

Stopped in just to look around, but we were given a quick tour of the print museum, print history... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
678karlaw
An enjoyable slice of history

Since we're in the printing business, this museum was a must-see on our visit to PCB. The museum is... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Renee O
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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1134 Beck Ave, Panama City, FL 32401-1457
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+1 850-872-7208
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Stopped in just to look around, but we were given a quick tour of the print museum, print history and some history of the city. So cool! They are still using the machines today to make products. Learned about the salty cats on the wharf...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 678karlaw
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Since we're in the printing business, this museum was a must-see on our visit to PCB. The museum is small but offers a glimpse of older machines related to printing and publishing. The docents were friendly and helpful. The outdoor walking tour was interesting, maybe...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Renee O
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I enjoy museums and walking tours with one stop we got both here! The museum is actually still a working publishing company that uses some of the old printing plate machines! How cool is that?! The staff is friendly and the history...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jim r
Reviewed 7 March 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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Beverley W
Reviewed 7 March 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.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank robsta2018
Reviewed 7 February 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.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Brad S
Reviewed 6 February 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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mynta H
Reviewed 12 November 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

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 21 August 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!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ckesq
Reviewed 21 August 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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