Museum of Radio and Technology
25701 Huntington, WV, United States of America (USA) (West Virginia)
1640 Florence Ave
|Floor area||929 m² / 10 000 ft² Area for radios (if not the same) 929 m² / 10 000 ft²|
10 am - 4 pm Saturdays and 1 pm - 4 pm Sundays all-year around except certain holidays.
Also open from 10 - 4 on most Fridays from mid-April through October.
|Free entry, donations expected.|
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Vintage radios, test equipment and parts. Try the working crystal radio. No batteries or plug-in power needed. Rotary spark gap demonstrator.
A radio to teach schematic symbols and operating principles, test equipment displays, radio-related displays, working demonstrations.
Gift Shop and Library
Vintage books and magazines to browse and view schematics. New books and gifts available for sale.
1940's-50's Show Room
A radio-TV sales room of the era. Lots of radios, some television sets, even wire recorders. Gilbert toy display.
Vintage Hi-Fi Room
See tube-type audio equipment and related components on display. Amplifiers, tuners, receivers, turntables, tape recorders, etc. Western Electric
See a 1930's 5000 watt AM transmitter complete with power supply components and studio equipment.
Ham & Short Wave Radios
Heathkit, National, Hammarlund, Hallicrafters, Collins, and other amateur and short-wave listening radios.
Modern Ham Radio "Shack"
Amateur radio station for ham and emergency use. QSL cards from 362 countries on display.
View parts of a large 5 megabyte hard drive, an Imsai, an Osborne, a Lisa, and a number of other older computers.
Military Communication Display
Variety of military radio and communication gear such as a generator set, a WW II Japanese transceiver, a "Gibson Girl" emergency radio. Also view CB radios.
WV Broadcasting Hall of Fame
Find out what Don Knotts, Grandpa Jones, Bob Denver, Soupy Sales, Little Jimmy Dickens and others have in common.