Re:Mexico City type/printing museum tips?
I spent 7 days in Mexico City this January. I found
the food to be remarkably delicious in the big
markets. Prepare to be amazed by the food overall.
The Plaza Santo Domingo in the old part of the city is
historically dedicated to both letterpress printing
and helping illiterate folk from the countryside to
have letters officially typewritten for them. You will
see at least a dozen "print shops" located under the
arched arcade and a number of 'scribes' sitting at
tables with their old typewriters. But when you
explore the two city block area adjacent, you realize
that every single store front in that area is another
letterpress shop, and then if you go inside a building
you see that they are set up in nearly every available
And they do pretty good work, too, for very little
There is a press 'Taller Dittoria" in a different part
of the city that publishes limited edition fine press
books. You could contact them through their website
and get more advice.