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Hammond Museum of Radio

N1G 3W6 Guelph, Canada (Ontario)

Address 595 Southgate Road
Floor area only roughly guessed: 557 m² / 6 000 ft²  
Museum typ Exhibition
Radios (Broadcast receivers)
  • Tubes/Valves / Semiconductors
  • Transmitting and Studio technique
  • Amateur Radio / Military & Industry Radio

Opening times
Monday to Friday: during normal business hours; weekends: by request.

The Museum is temporarily closed from March 1st to June 30, 2024.
Please note that the museum adjoins the Hammond Power manufacturing facility which is presently under major construction. All the artifacts and exhibits have been covered to protect them from dust and dirt.

Status from 03/2024
We don't know the fees.

Tel.:+1-519-822-2441-590  eMail:curator  


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Location / Directions
N43.494417° W80.213610°N43°29.66502' W80°12.81660'N43°29'39.9012" W80°12'48.9960"

Guelph is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada. Guelph is roughly 28 kilometres (17 mi) east of Waterloo and 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of Downtown Toronto at the intersection of Highway 6 and Highway 7.

Via Rail provides inter‐city passenger rail service.


The Hammond Museum of Radio got its start when museum founder Fred Hammond began collecting early radio and wireless artifacts at the age of 16. The first public display of his collection was in a small building at the rear of his College Street home that originally housed his ham station.

When in the early '70s, Hammond Manufacturing Company built a new plant on Guelph's Curtis Road, Fred made sure a 4,000 square foot area was reserved to house the 'Hammond Museum of Radio'. Shortly before Fred's passing in 1999, a complete new and larger facility at the Hammond Manufacturing Company's new expansion at the South Transformer Plant became the current home for the Museum.

The new Museum is now home to hundreds of receivers and transmitters dating from the spark era up to and including National's first solid state HRO500. Over the years the Museum has evolved to become one of North America's premiere wireless museums.

The Hammond Museum of Radio hosts one of the largest operational collection of Collins Radio equipment anywhere.
With Collins building less than 100 of its 30K stations, this fully operational Collins 30K is a rare find. presents here one of the many museum pages. We try to bring data for your direct information about all that is relevant. In the list (link above right) you find the complete listing of museums related to "Radio & Co." we have information of. Please help us to be complete and up to date by using the contact form above.



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