Behind The Marconi Hotel
The RTM is a part of the InfoAge Science History Learning Center and
located at the former U.S. Army Evans Signal Laboratory. The
original site was constructed by Marconi in 1914 as a transatlantic
radio receiver site.
The Museum is open every
Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday,
1PM to 5PM
Wednesday is the usual work day.
|The Museum traces the development
of radio from before spark to beyond cellphones.
truly magic thing about radios is that they play. Many of the
on display have been lovingly restored to operating condition.
The museum is equipped with an antenna and cable distribution
system incorporating a local transmitter to provide vintage programming
as well as live broadcasts of-the-air.
Museum is also the home of the National Broadcasters Hall of Fame that
recoganizes many of the great radio personalities.
Hands-On Lab gives childeren of all ages the opportunity to play with
radio. Displays include:
Museum also hosts special educational events such as the Crystal-Set
Seminar. Here's some PICTURES.
- Crystal Set
- Regenerative Receiver
- WWII "Bomber" Receiver
- Seeing Sound
- Jacob's Ladder
- Tesla Coil
- Basic Electrical Experiments