Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum

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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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Amazing Chapter in Communication History
Reviewed By MILESFROMMISSOURI December 2022

My sister and I ventured to this Museum because of her curiosity and her 40 years of experience at AT&T. We were not disappointed with the collection and the work of the volunteers to create this...

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Dial T for Terrific!
Reviewed By Christine F October 2022

Upon walking in you will believe that you can toss this off within 10 minutes. WRONG! Take advantage of the volunteer docents and you will pass a very enjoyable and informative 1+hour(s). Even our 14...

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Excellent displays
Reviewed By L6944QZcarols September 2022

We went to the telephone museum and loved it. Carol was a phenomenal guide thru the museum. I encourage everyone to visit this hidden gem

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