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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Time Capsule of 19th & 20th Century Telecom
Reviewed By JMCSTL January 2020

When I told my wife I wanted to take her to a telephone museum, I lost count of how many times she rolled her eyes. But she finally agreed to join me in a visit, and she was very glad she did. We...

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View history of US telephone system
Reviewed By Spacefarer January 2020

This museum exceeded my expectations. It is located within historic Jefferson Barracks (US Army) Park. Note: It could be difficult to find but it is worth the effort. The great staff walked us...

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this little museum is a hidden gem!
Reviewed By BeantownMom_7 November 2019

This was WAY more interesting than I expected it to be! Carol is a great tour guide who has a wealth of knowledge about the history of the telephone industry. Definitely a tour down memory lane for...

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