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Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut
115 Pierson Lane
Phone: (860) 683-2903 TTY:
Statement of Purpose:
Our mission statement is: "To show how
communications technology has changed our lives."
We are an educational resource
for the community. We have the
opportunity to excite young minds as to what can be achieved by
applying mathematics and science to creating useful inventions for
In addition to displays, the museum
also offer repair of
tube-type radios, classes in building crystal sets for schools and
scouts, classes in obtaining an amateur radio license, lectures and
special off-site events.
Learn about the telegraph, telephone,
sound recording, wireless telegraphy, radio and television, and the
seeds of computers, satellite communications and the Internet. Tune
stations on radios more than 80 years old; send a message in Morse
code; crank a wind-up phonograph and listen to 100 year-old records;
talk over candlestick telephones like the ones your grandparents used;
see television when the only colors were black and white.
Coming soon: research library with extensive service and repair
information for radios going back to the 1920s; record library of
vintage 78 rpm and early LP pressings; radio repair facility where
tube-type radio equipment is repaired for patrons.
Collections of vintage radios, wind-up
radio test equipment, vintage hi-fi, FM and stereo equipment, vintage
recordings, vacuum tubes, amateur radio gear (Operating amateur radio
2008 Calendar of Events: Being
- Thursday, Friday: 10 a.m. to 3
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;
- Sunday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
- Adults: $7.00;
- Seniors 60+:
- Students: $5.00;
- Children under 5: free;
- Group rates available.
The museum is located in Windsor,
Connecticut. From I-91,
take exit 305 east to Windsor Center. Take a quick right onto route 75
south and at the second light take a left onto route 159 north. Drive
under a railroad overpass, across a bridge and turn left at the light
onto Pierson Lane. The museum will be on your right, past the railroad
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