Vintage Radio & Communication Museum | Kids Out and About Hartford

Vintage Radio & Communication Museum

Address: 
115 Pierson Lane P. O. Box 894
Windsor , CT , 06095
Phone: 860-683 2903
41° 51' 46.8468" N, 72° 38' 26.4912" W
Contact name: 
John Ellsworth
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Take a trip back in time and technology with a visit to the Vintage radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut. Learn how communications technology has changed our lives. Hands-on fun for the entire family! Browse our displays by yourself or take a tour with a knowledgeable tour guide. Many of our displays are “hands on” -- tap out your name in Morse Code; tune a 1925 radio; crank a wind-up phonograph; listen to a home-made crystal set; pick a song from a working juke box.
Open hours: 
Sunday: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
The museum offers group classes in building a classic crystal set reminiscent of the earliest days of radio. It's a fun activity that teaches how radio works while kids and parents work together to construct a working receiver. For kids ages 7 to 97

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