Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum
The museum features an extensive collection of telephones manufactured from the late 1800s through the 2000s, hundreds of pieces of telephone-related equipment, memorabilia from the 1880s through 2000s, military telephones from WWI through the Gulf War and a large-collection of novelty phones. There are many hands-on, how-things-work exhibits which encourage all visitors to explore the history of the telephone. Enjoy nostalgia from the early years of the telephone. It's a fun family adventure, an educational field trip for students and an enjoyable group outing. TripAdvisor has given us a Travelers Ranking of #3 of 251 Things to Do in St. Louis and we are #1 of 55 Museums in St. Louis.
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Ken, our guide, was very knowledgeable and had fascinating information to share. They have a very large exhibit of telephone equipment from years ago and up to today. It was certainly worth the...Full Review
Fascinating! I'm local to STL and had no idea this gem was located at Jefferson Barracks in a restored 1896 building on the Nat'l Register of Historic Places. The variety and quantity of phones on...Full Review