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Telephone Museum

214 Monroe St, Fairmont, WV 26554-2843
+1 304-363-2393
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Very neat attraction

We went here yesterday and the tour guides were very enthusiastic. It was neat to see how the... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2016
K F
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Fairmont
via mobile
Only open one day a week

I stopped by to check the museum out and found out that they are only open on Thursdays. I don't... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
cainrcc
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  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
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12 Aug 2016
“Very neat attraction ”
17 Apr 2016
“Only open one day a week”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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214 Monroe St, Fairmont, WV 26554-2843
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+1 304-363-2393
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We went here yesterday and the tour guides were very enthusiastic. It was neat to see how the telephone has evolved over the years as well as learn from the past employees how their jobs changed over the years. This was a worthwhile experience. I...More

Thank K F
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

I stopped by to check the museum out and found out that they are only open on Thursdays. I don't think that it will get very many out of town visitors,I wish that i would have saw the hours for the place.

1  Thank cainrcc
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Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Helen, Sue, Russ, and Cliff were amazing. They all worked for the telephone company, doing different jobs. This made our trip a great learning experience. FREE and open Thursdays 9am-12noon.

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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Went in during The Feast of the Seven Fishes celebration and found it very interesting. The men working in the museum were retired telephone company workers who volunteer their time. Plenty to see and the guides really know what they are talking about and have...More

Thank Way61
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Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

The telephone museum is a hidden gem in Fairmont, WV. The museum exhibits all different types of telephones, the first bag cell phones, pay phones, and the switchboard. I highly recommend going to the museum. The museum is only open on Thursdays and other times...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2015

Retired telephone company employees gave us a great tour. We saw lots of equipment and learned all about telephones, etc.

Thank Zebra71
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Reviewed 5 November 2014

As I have said before, I collect old phones, & I think the younger generation walking around with smart phones in their pockets should see "where it all began" When I go to a new state I look up Telephone Museum & it seems in...More

Thank David Z
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