Museo del Periodismo y las Artes Gráficas

Museo del Periodismo y las Artes Gráficas, Hotel Guadalajara

In 1792, the first printing press in the city, property of Don Mariano Valdés Téllez Girón, son of Don Manuel Antonio Valdés, printer of the Gazette of Mexico, began to operate in the site that today occupies the house. They published the first printed tapatíos, from December of 1810, under the direction of Mr. Francisco Severo Maldonado and on the initiative of the Father of the Nation, Mr. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, the first insurgent newspaper, The American Alarm, was printed. It was inaugurated as a museum in 1994, included a review of journalism in Guadalajara, a library, painting exhibitions and is open to the public with information on radio, film, journalism, television and workshops. It has a didactic room in which visitors can learn about the history of graphic communication, which is exposed as a timeline that tells the story from cave paintings to the first printing press in Guadalajara, through invention of the printing press in Germany in 1450.

Av. Fray Antonio Alcalde 225, Zona Centro, 44100 Guadalajara, Jal. Guadalajara México