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This museum is filled with instruments and equipment spanning the telegraph era. Visitors are free to touch feel and use most of the equipment on display. Many items are very rare. The evolution from telegraph to radio is on full display at this station. Within...More
When I looked online and saw things to do on Cape Cod, I was not sure about this one. It sounded interesting and yet I had no idea how cool it would be as this told of the laying of cable allowing for telegraph messages...More
Despite its quirky hours, at times limited parking, and blink and you miss it signage, this is place is wonderful. Real history at the original location.
The equipment on display is “as they left it.” Lots you can touch and some you can use. The...More
This museum, staffed by volunteers, is something to see. If you're a nerd, like technology, you'll be dumbfounded by the technical and practical challenges with the early undersea communication cable projects. The solution for transmitting morse code messages across thousands of miles of copper cable...More
Staffed by volunteers, this museum tells the story of transatlantic communication from the original Morse Code Cables to the present day fiber optic cables that are the backbone of the internet. Check for open hours, well worth a stop.
The French Telegraph Company established in 1879 on a bluff in Eastham, Massachusetts. Due to unfavorable conditions on the bluff, the station was moved to Orleans in 1891. From 1890 to 1941, operators received trans-Atlantic communications through a 3,000 mile underwater cable near Brest, France....More
Although it is closed, the signage and house looked nice from the outside. There is a small parking at the back of the house.
Since it is on Main Street and in close proximity to other stores (TJMax, stop and shop) we stopped spent less...More
Hard to imagine a more modest museum, one that contains a truly impressive collection of "state of the art" (1880s-1930s) telegraphic equipment. Surprising it is not reviewed in the current Michelin Guide - it really is a French-American treasure of what was a vital link...More
I must say my husband dragged me to this museum. It is the station for the first international cable between the U S and Europe. It is filled with the original equipment that ran the station. We started off with an informational video about its...More