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  AL

  Fairfield

  Alabama Historical Radio Society Kresge Museum

  Fairfield Civic Center

  6509 EJ Oliver Boulevard

  Fairfield    AL  35260    

  Phone   205 631-6680

  Web Site  http://www.bham.net/ahrs/index.htm

  Description  historic radios

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Technology

  Industry /Profession Broadcasting

  Collection N-Z  Radios

  Owner/Operator:  Alabama Historical radio Society

  New or Updated:   8/21/2004

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  Arizona
 
Glendale
 
Southwest Museum of Engineering, Communications
 
Coury House
 
5802 W Palmaire Ave
 
Glendale  AZ  85301    
 
Phone  623 435-1522
 
Web Site  http://www.smecc.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@smecc.org
 
Description  technology museum located in a house, with a rambling but kind of fun
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Technology
 
Industry /Profession  Telecommunications

 

  California
Palo Alto
Museum of American Heritage
351 Homer Avenue
Palo Alto CA
Phone 650 321-1004
Web Site http://www.moah.org/
Description technologies of the last two centuries, located in historic house, rooms of various periods, special exhibits
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Technology
Era 19th & 20th

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    California
 
San Diego
 
Computer Museum of America
 
640 C Street
 
San Diego  CA
 
Phone  619 235-8222
 
Web Site  http://www.computer-museum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:dweil@computer-museum.org
 
Description  early equipment, archives, hall of fame including such luminaries as the                         inventor of Pong
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Technology
 
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
 
Collection A-F  Computers
 
Collection N-Z  Technology
 
New or Updated:  07/28/2003
  California
San Francisco
Telephone Pioneer Communications Museum of San Francisco
140 New Montgomery St
San Francisco CA 94105
Phone 415 542-0182
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Alt Web http://www.sfvisitor.org/visitorinfo/html/Soma.html
Description located in Pacific Telephone building, first skyscraper in SF
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Technology
Industry /Profession Telecommunications
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 06/01/2003

  CA

  Santa Clara

  Intel Museum

  2200 Mission College Blvd

  Santa Clara CA    95052    

  Phone   408 765-0503

  Web Site  http://www.intel.com/museum/index.htm

  Description  corporate museum features evolution of the computer chip - several other visitor  centers, online exhibits

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Technology

  Industry /Profession Computers

  New or Updated:   9/29/2005

  Colorado
Denver
Telecommunications History Group
931 14th Street
PO Box
Denver CO 80201
Phone 303 296-1221
Web Site http://www.telcomhistory.org/
E-mail mailto:telcomhist@aol.com
Description  privately organized group maintains archives of photos, old telephone directories, current activities, operates two small museums
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Technology
Building Type Commercial
Industry /Profession Telecommunications
Research /Reading Archives
Last changed: 03/08/2003

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  Connecticut
Newington
American Radio Relay League Museum
225 Main Street
Newington CT 06111
Phone 860 594-0200
Web Site http://www.arrl.org
E-mail mailto:hq@arrl.org
Description amateur radio heaven.
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Technology
Industry /Profession Broadcasting
Last changed: 03/11/2003

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  Connecticut
Somers
Somers Mountain Museum of Natural History and Primitive
332 Turnpike Road
Storrs CT  06071
Phone 860 749-4129
Web Site www.ziplink.net
Description ancestral culture and technology worldwide, emphasis on Native American
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Technology
Group Identity Native American

 

  DC

  Washington

  American University Computing History Museum

  CSIS Dept Clark Hall

  4400 Massachusetts Ave NW

  Washington  DC     20016    

  Phone   202 885-1470

  Web Site  http://www.computinghistorymuseum.org/

  Description  4 display cases in two rooms, including working keypunch machine, ENIAC vacuum  tube, early microcomputers, calculating devices, programming languages

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Technology

  Nature of Group or Site  Web Site

  Industry /Profession Technology

  Collection A-F Computers

  New or Updated:           11/10/2005

  Florida
Maitland
Maitland Historical Museum
221 West Packwood Ave
Maitland FL 32751
Phone 407 644-2451
Web Site http://www.ourfrontporch.com/servlet/osi_ProcServ/DBPAGE=page&GID=010
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E-mail mailto:maiths@mpinet.net
Alt Web http://www.theotherorlando.com/contents/chapters/17/maitlandhist.html
Description local museum, separate building with telephone equipment from 1900 switchboards through 1970's telephones, switching equipment
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Technology
Industry /Profession Telecommunications
Collection N-Z Photography

  Georgia
Leslie
Georgia Rural Telephone Museum
135 Bailey Ave
Leslie GA  31764
Phone 
229 874-4786
Web Site www.sowega.net/~museum/
Description  telephones, switchboards, phone booths from Alexander Graham Bell to wireless
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Technology
Industry /Profession  Telecommunications
Collection N-Z  Telephones

  Iowa
Jefferson
Jefferson Telephone Museum
105 West Harrison
Jefferson IA
Phone 515 386-4141
Web Site http://www.jeffersoniowa.com/visitor.htm
Description historic telephone equipment including old telephones & switchboards
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Technology
Industry /Profession Telecommunications
 
 

  IN

  Ligonier

  Ligonier Visitor's Center/Indiana Historic Radio

  800 Lincolnway S

  PO Box 353

  Ligonier  IN

  Phone   219 894-9000

  Web Site  http://home.att.net/~indianahistoricalradio/ihrp6mus.htm

  Toll Free  888 417-3562

  Description  400 antique radios in town visitor center set in flower garden with 27 beds

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Technology

  Industry /Profession Broadcasting

  Collection N-Z  Radios

  New or Updated:  11/12/2004

 
    KS
 
Abilene
 
Museum of Independent Telephony
 
Address
 
Abilene  KS  67410    
 
Phone  785 263-2681
 
Web Site  http://www.geocities.com/museumofindependenttelephony/
 
Description  old phones, two theaters with films of telephones past and future, photos,
                       
and biography of CL Brown, founder of what has evolved into Sprint
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Technology
 
Industry /Profession  Telecommunications
 
New or Updated:  10/06/2003

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