Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum

  • Museums | Museums/Galleries
  • 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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Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum
Reviewed By mariand78 March 2020

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...

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History & Science behind Telephones
Reviewed By Tilliraj March 2020

We visited this place on Sunday. The parking lot is about 4 minutes walk from the museum. The admission fee is $5 for adults, and I believe there is a charge for kids over five years of age. They...

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A hidden gem of a museum
Reviewed By Melaney R March 2020

We chose to go to the museum from its quick mention on Atlas Obscura and were very glad that we made the decision. It was a highlight of our few sightseeing days in St.Louis. We learned a lot about...

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