Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum

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  • South/Southwest
  • South

The museum features an extensive collection of telephones manufactured from the early 1900s through the 2000s, hundreds of pieces of telephone-related equipment, memorabilia from the 1880s through 2000s, military telephones from WWII through the Vietnam 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.

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Tour guide made this great!
Reviewed By HybridMonkey August 2019

This collection contains artifacts related to all aspects of historic telephone service. They had phones, switching equipment, repair tools, and some cabling.

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Amazing museum with fantastic volunteers
Reviewed By Paultskenny August 2019

Thank you to the volunteers who have faithfully created a fascinating museum on the history of telecommunications in the USA. We dropped in on a quiet day so was given a unique tour which expanded...

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A Small Treat
Reviewed By Dwayne G July 2019

This was a great visit. I spent 25 years in telecom and my wife is a complete novice and it was fun for both of us. Especially fun was recalling all the old phone models we grew up with.

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