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SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention (formerly the American Museum of Radio and Electricity)

98225 Bellingham, WA, United States of America (USA) (Washington)

Address 1312 Bay Street
 
 
Floor area only roughly guessed: 1800 m² / 19 375 ft²  
 
Museum typ Exhibition
Radio and Kommunication in general
  • Mechanical Music Instruments
  • TV and image recording
  • Tubes/Valves / Semiconductors
  • Record players with pick up
  • Electricity / Magnetism
  • Electronic Musical Instruments
  • Media
  • Radios (Broadcast receivers)
  • Transmitting and Studio technique
  • Gramophone (no electrical sound transmission)


Opening times
Wednesday - Sundays: 11am - 5pm

Admission
Status from 03/2014
Adults: $6; Children under 11: $3

Contact
Tel.:+1-360-738 38 86  Fax:+1-360-733 25 32  
eMail:tana sparkmuseum.org   

Homepage www.sparkmuseum.org

Our page for SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention (formerly the American Museum of Radio and Electricity) in Bellingham, United States of America (USA), is administrated by Radiomuseum.org member Alan Larsen. Please write to him about your experience with this museum, for corrections of our data or sending photos by using the Contact Form to the Museum Finder.

Location / Directions
N48.751570° W122.480317°N48°45.09420' W122°28.81902'N48°45'5.6520" W122°28'49.1412"

Some example model pages for sets you can see there:

GB: Marconi's Wireless Plain Tuner Type 104R (1910?)
GB: Marconi's Wireless 1.5-kW-Ship Set MC1 (1920??)
GB: Radio Instruments V4A (1923?)
USA: United Wireless Tuner Type D (1907-12?)
USA: United Wireless Tuner Type E (1911/12)
USA: Hunt & McCree M'Cree Crystal Set No. 797 (1912/13)
USA: Wireless Specialty Perikon Detector (1914?)
USA: Wireless Specialty Pyron Detector (1914?)
USA: Marconi Wireless Receiver No. 71 (1916?)
USA: Tel-Radion Co.; New Navy Type Loose Coupler (1917?)
USA: Kennedy Co., Colin B Short Wave Receiver Type 281 (1921)
USA: Atwater Kent Mfg. Co 3925 (1922)
USA: Atwater Kent Mfg. Co 3945 (1922)
USA: Atwater Kent Mfg. Co 4066 (1923)
USA: Atwater Kent Mfg. Co 4333 Model 5 (1923)
USA: Atwater Kent Mfg. Co 4340 Model 10 Radiodyne (?) (1923)
USA: Atwater Kent Mfg. Co 4445 Model 9 (1923)
USA: Atwater Kent Mfg. Co 4550 Model 10B (1923)
USA: RCA RCA Victor Co. Radiola VII B (7B) AR-907 (1923/24)
USA: Radio Specialty Shop Radio Frequency Amplifier Type 222 (1923?)
USA: Smith Cannery Tyee Crystal Set (1923?)
USA: Atwater Kent Mfg. Co 4660 Model 9C Compact (1924)
USA: Goerdes Co., Fred W. Dolores six (6) Standard (Nickel finish, no verniers) (1925/26)
USA: RCA RCA Victor Co. Theremin (1929)
USA: Wurlitzer Co., The Jukebox 600-mix-up (1938/39)
USA: Hallicrafters, The; S-40 (1946/47)
USA: Philco, Philadelphia 48-1001 (1948)
USA: Pilot Electric Mfg. Candid TV37 (1949?)
USA: RCA RCA Victor Co. CT-100 The Merrill Ch= CTC-2 (1954)

Description The American Museum of Radio and Electricity offers an exciting and educational experience for audiences of all ages. Compelling, interactive exhibits spanning four centuries of scientific achievement and cultural heritage are featured in a world-class collection of unique objects. The Spark Museum displays the inventions and innovations that changed the course of human history."

Collections

Dawn of the Electrical Age (1600-1800)
Electricity Sparks Invention (1800-1900)
The Beginning of Radio and the Wireless Era (1863-1920)
Radio Enters the Home (1920-1927)
The Golden Age of Radio (1928-1950)

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