The Penrith Museum of Printing is a non-profit organization located in Penrith, NSW Australia, dedicated to preserving the history of letterpress printing. They started in 2001 using machinery and equipment from the former Nepean Times Newspaper, as well as donations from other printing establishments.
The museum's founder, Alan Connell, had a vision for a "working museum" of letterpress printing machinery and equipment back in 1987. Thanks to a Commonwealth Government Federation Fund Grant, his dream finally came true on June 2nd, 2001, when the museum was officially inaugurated by Ms. Jackie Kelly, M.P. for Lindsay and the then Minister for Sport and Tourism.
The Penrith Museum of Printing is unique in that all of their equipment is in working condition, regardless of age. They operate using volunteers and are a non-profit incorporated association. Their goal is to preserve and educate future generations about the history of printing and the techniques and equipment used throughout the years.