Dimboola Print Museum
When the first issue of the Dimboola Banner was printed, brothers and owners, Henry and William Barnes, could not have guessed how the newspaper business was to change from their first issue in 1879 to what we see today.
In 1879 when printing presses were a new and exciting part of the industrial revolution, visitors would be met with the noise of the clanging of the presses, strong smell and stain of ink, the arrangement of hand-set type, apprentices wiping sweat from their brow.
Today, a trip to the Dimboola & District Historical Societies’ Dimboola Printing Museum is a chance to see a diverse collection of vintage presses acquired throughout Australia, including the original, all in working condition.
27 Lochiel St, Dimboola
Dimboola Historical Society
Phone: 0407 891 358 or 03 5389 1265