museum visit

See and Touch Rare Design History

See and Touch Rare Design History

Duration:1 hour total
Includes:1 ticket
Languages:Offered in English
About your host
I purchased this Historic Building 14 years ago. It's the former William Randolph Hearst Printing Plant where the SF Examiner was printed in the late 1920's. As a Graphic Designer/Producer, I have been collecting Millions of Advertising Items for over 48 years. Our top floors are rented daily to Artists, Makers and others for Meeting&Events. We sell this material to collectors around the world and…
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What we’ll do
First, Mark E. Sackett the owner, will welcome you to the Pressroom and Mercantile here at The Box SF, where you will step back in time absorbing our recreation of an 1850's General Store and working Letterpress Printing Shop, where our oldest Press dates back to 1838! You'll get to see amazing Design and Advertising History, learn a bit about our historic Printing Presses. Then we'll head to our …
What else you should know
We do not allow food or drink in the Mercantile, due to the rarity of the fixtures and material. We have a freight elevator accessible to all floors so while wheelchairs are welcome, we are not ADA!
What I’ll provide
Private Building Tour
$22 includes a one hour private tour of our Historic Pressroom/Mercantile/Speakeasy in this historic 15,000 sq ft building!
What to bring
A way to take unlimited pictures, and feel free to share them with everyone!
We are not fully ADA approved but we have a Freight Elevator to all floors and Bathrooms on all floors but the basement.
Guests are more than welcome to stay after the tour as long as they like, to browse or shop!

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museum visit
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$22 per person
4.77
$22 per person