IMPORTANT: Always call the business before going to take the factory tour. We try and keep our data s up-to-date as possible but you should always check first.
National Braille Press
88 St. Stephen Street,
Boston, MA 02115
Latitude: 42.3414502 Longitude: -71.0882460
Email Address: 617-266-6160 ext 412
This tour is free
National Braille Press is a nonprofit braille publishing and producing house established in 1927. We are committed to encouraging braille literacy and to offering meaningful employment to the blind and visually impaired. Tours of this unique facility follow the production of a book from transcription of the original text through proofreading, plate production, pressing, collating, and getting ready to ship. Tours allow for youth and adults to interact with and ask questions of the staff.
To request a tour date, please call or email Jessica Doonan at 617-266-6160 ext 412 or [email protected]
Cost: Free, donations appreciated
Reservations Needed: Yes, with 5 days' notice.
Days and Hours: Tuesdays or Thursdays at 10:30 am or 2:30 pm.
Length of Time: 1 hour
Minimum Age: While there is no official minimum age, children should be at
least 6 years old to appreciate the tour. We try to make the tour more
interactive for children.
While there is no official minimum age, children should be at least 6 years old to appreciate the tour. Limited to 18 children/adults per group.