Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum
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. TripAdvisor has given us a Travelers Ranking of #3 of 247 Things to Do in St. Louis and we are #1 of 55 Museums in St. Louis.
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Small museum packed with great examples of household, business, military and phone company equipment of all varieties and time periods. We were fortunate to be the only visitors when we arrived and...Full Review
We checked this place out in a whim, and ended up loving it. The ladies who run it offered a guided tour (for free), and it absolutely made the difference. They have extensive exhibits with written...Full Review