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Museum of Communications

7000 E Marginal Way S, Entrance at Rear of Building, Seattle, WA 98108-3411
+1 206-767-3012
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Awesome museum

Truly unique ---communication devices of all kinds. Only open Sunday 10-3 . Totally staffed by... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
LMomG
Lots of cool old phones and back office mechanical switching equipment

The guides know their stuff and are happy to demonstrate how all the old equipment works, from... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
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16 Jul 2017
“Awesome museum”
27 Sep 2016
“Lots of cool old phones and back office mechanical switching equipment”
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7000 E Marginal Way S, Entrance at Rear of Building, Seattle, WA 98108-3411
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Truly unique ---communication devices of all kinds. Only open Sunday 10-3 . Totally staffed by volunteers and they are all very knowledgeable and eager to explain the equipment. Good for individuals or groups. My husband especially loved seeing how everything worked.

Thank LMomG
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

The guides know their stuff and are happy to demonstrate how all the old equipment works, from hand-cranked phones from the late 1800s to modern pay phones and especially the switches in the phone company offices that most people never see normally. Lots of Teletypes...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2016

This museum is one of a kind. Every kind of switch and phone you can imagine and most of it is in working order and kept that way by an army of volunteers. You can dial a phone and watch the magic of how you...More

Thank James S
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Reviewed 20 December 2014

If you like telephones and telephone switching systems, or you are a Bell System aficionado, this is the place for you. Two floors of phones and switch gear in a real telephone exchange building. Teletypes, radio stuff and much more. They even have a Western...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2014

After several years working in data and telecommunications consulting I was totally surprised when one of my clients from Ericsson (in Stockholm) asked me if I would take the to see this museum when they next visited Seattle. My surprise was from the fact that...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2013

THIS IS A VERY SPECIALIZED MUSEUM. If you have a keen interest in vintage telephones, their networks and the people who installed and maintained them, they are all here (particularly the retired Ma Bell employees who lead the tours). Most kids and adults who are...More

2  Thank ExtremeFrequentTravl
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