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Farnsworth TV & Pioneer Museum

83442 Rigby, ID, United States of America (USA) (Idaho)

Address 118 W 1st South
Within Jefferson County Museum 
Floor area 1 301 m² / 14 000 ft²  
Museum typ Exhibition
Heritage- or City Museum
  • TV and image recording
  • Tubes/Valves / Semiconductors
  • Photo cameras and slide projectors

Opening times
Tuesday - Saturday: 1pm - 5pm

Status from 01/2024
Adults: $2; Children: $1

Tel.:+1-208-745-8423  eMail:Formular only  


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Location / Directions
N43.670437° W111.915872°N43°40.22622' W111°54.95232'N43°40'13.5732" W111°54'57.1392"

Rigby is a city in and the county seat of Jefferson County, Idaho, 13.5 Miles from Rexburg
Rigby is at an elevation of 4,856 feet (1,480 m) above sea level.

Directions From Rexburg:  

Turn left to merge onto US-20 W
Take exit 322 for US-20 toward MA-48/Rigby
Turn right onto US-20 BUS W
Turn left onto S State St
Turn right onto W 1st S
Destination will be on the right


The Farnsworth TV & Pioneer Museum has Philo Farnsworth's television-related work, including an original TV tube he developed, on display.

The Jefferson County Historical Museum features exhibitions from the pre-electric and early electric era, the history of Jefferson County, and early photography.
Local inventors including Philo T. Farnsworth, the inventor of television, are also profiled.
The first television tube, Indian artifacts and animal trophies are on display.
It also features local writers such as Vardis Fisher, who wrote Mountain Man, which was made into a movie with Robert Redford called "Jerimiah Johnson." 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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