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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Excellent Museum - don't miss
Reviewed By Duane B September 2018

While on a motor coach (bus) tour from the Chicago area to visit sights along Route 66 our tour company chose the Telephone Museum for a stop and we are glad they did. It was one of the most...

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history of phones
Reviewed By dobob September 2018

Excellent restoration of the barracks and use of the space at Jefferson Barracks. Just one small part of the whole Jefferson Barracks park area experience and other museums. The guide and reception...

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how phones work
Reviewed By Jack E June 2018

if you love to see how things work, you will get a lot outmof your visit. The volunteers are very knowledgeable and explain very well. It is of extra inerest to those of us old enough 70ish because...

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