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Vintage Wireless Museum Listowel

Listowel, Ireland (Kerry)

Address 2 Cherrytree Drive
Floor area 80 m² / 861 ft²  
Museum typ Exhibition
  • Transmitting and Studio technique
  • Gramophone (no electrical sound transmission)

Opening times
By appointment

Status from 07/2011
Free entry, donations welcome.

Tel.:+353-682 16 52  eMail:emoylan  


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Location / Directions
N52.449095° W9.481215°N52°26.94570' W9°28.87290'N52°26'56.7420" W9°28'52.3740"

Listowel is a Heritage town and a market town in County Kerry, Ireland, and is situated on the River Feale, 28 km (17 mi) from the county town, Tralee.

Listowel is on the N69 Limerick – Foynes – Tralee road. Bus Éireann provides daily services to Tralee, Cork, and Limerick. The nearest railway station is Tralee.

Some example model pages for sets you can see there:

CH: Paillard AG; St. Paillard's Echophone (1905?)
GB: GEC, General Gecophone BC2050 (1924)
GB: AJS Brand Stevens AJ Table Model TM2 F6 (1925)
GB: Ekco, E.K.Cole Ltd.; All Electric Receiver M 23 (1932)
GB: McMichael Radio Ltd. Twin Supervox RV8 RV 8 (1933)
GB: McMichael Radio Ltd. 137 (1937)
GB: R.M.Electric, Strad PW461 (1946)
GB: British Vacuum Goblin Time Spot Radio S 25 (1947?)
USA: Atwater Kent Mfg. Co 944 (1934)


The Museum was opened in 1986 to mark 50 years of Irish broadcasting. 1200 items are on display. There is an extensive collection of receivers, many of which are extremely rare. There is also an accompanying display of wireless paraphernalia: miniature crystal boxes, wireless trade signs, wet and dry batteries, and vintage wireless literature.

There are impressive broadcasting valves from Radio and the BBC, and studio microphones from the 1930s and 1940s.

The development of sound reproduction through the phonograph and gramophone is also part of the Museum's presentation. Many of the vintage receivers have been restored by the proprietor, Eddie Moylan, and are in perfect working order. 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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