Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio

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The Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio houses an extensive collection of exhibits chronicling the history of telecommunications from the 1840s onwards. There are examples of early Morse equipment, gramophones, crystal sets, valve radios and other pieces of equipment. Pat Herbert is the curator. Located in the Howth Martello Tower, the site has historic links with Marconi and Lee deForest, two of the fathers of wireless, who conducted early experiments from the tower in the 1900’s. One of the first ship-to-shore messages was received in this building. The Martello tower is located on Tower Hill, overlooking Howth Harbour. Access is...

6 Balscadden Rd, Howth, Dublin, Ireland
Open May-October 11.00 am to 4.00 pm daily Open Nov-April 11.00 am to 4.00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays only
Adult - EUR 5.00 Child - EUR 3.00
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2 reviews for Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio

Paulina Sierra 5 / 5
a month ago

We visited this museum recently and it is a jewel in itself. We were able to see so many amazing things, the evolution of radio, tv, telegraph, gramaphones, light bulbs. It Was like traveling through time. Our guide was excellent.

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Paulina Sierra 5 / 5
a month ago

We visited this museum recently and it is a jewel in itself. We were able to see so many amazing things, the evolution of radio, tv, telegraph, gramaphones, light bulbs. It Was like traveling through time. Our guide was excellent.

This review is the subjective opinion of a yourdaysout member and not of yourdaysout.com

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