Latest Posts
Paul O’Grady
29 March 2023
Radiodays Europe 2023
28 March 2023
Podcast Series Made by AI
23 March 2023
21 March 2023

The Best Radio Museums in the UK and Abroad


Pay a Virtual Visit Now

Museums with Radio Displays/ Websites


Here is a selection of museums showcasing radio/ intelligence and/ or radio history, which you might wish to visit if you are in the vicinity or check out the websites. If you know of any others, please drop me a line.


General Search Engines:


Online Radio Museums:





Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, West Sussex (RadioUser, December 2015)


Battle of the Atlantic HQ (Liverpool)


Bletchley Park Museum


Bognor Regis Museum, West Sussex (The Ron Simpson Wireless Collection)


British Museum


British Vintage Wireless and Television Museum, London (temporarily closed)


Cambridge Museum of Technology


Camera Museum in Central London


Cavendish Museum, University of Cambridge


Chicksands Museum


Communications Museums Trust


Design Museum, London


Enigma Museum


Faraday Museum, London (Royal Institution)

(RadioUser, March 2017)


HMS Collingwood Heritage Collection CHC


Internal Fire, Museum of Power


James Clerk Maxwell Foundation, Edinburgh


Marconi Centre, Cornwall


Marconi on the Lizard, Cornwall (National Trust)


Midland Air Museum


Military Intelligence Museum


Military Wireless Museum


Muckleburgh Military Collection / Radio Museum


Museum of Brands, London


Museum of Communication, Burntisland, Fife, Scotland


Museum of the History of Science, Oxford


Museum of Radar and Communications, Fareham, Hants


National Maritime Museum


National Radio Centre, Bletchley Park (RSGB)


National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting in West Chester


Orkney Wireless Museum, Scotland


Radio Communication Museum of Great Britain, Derby (under construction)


RAF Signals Museum, Henlow, Beds.


Royal Institution


Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Museum (Yeovilton)


Royal Signals Museum, Blandford, Dorset


Science and Media Museum in Bradford


Science Museum, London (RadioUser, July 2016)

(See the exhibition: Information Age)


Seaford Museum/Martello Tower


Somme Heritage Centre (Newtownards, N. Ireland)


Spy Camera Museum (Australia)


Telegraph Museum, Porthcurno, Cornwall


Transistor Museum 

Content continues after advertisements


Washford Radio Museum (relocating to Watchet, Somerset)


Wireless in Wales Museum (Amgueddfa Gwefr Heb Wifrau)


Ye Olde Hurdy Gurdy Museum Of Vintage Radio





Broadcasting Museum (Bangkok, Thailand)


Casa da Luz (Museu de Electricidade/ Electricity Museum) (Madeira, Portugal)

[see the review on pp. 64/5 of this issue of RadioUserEd.]


Cork City Gaol/ Radio Museum


Edison Tech Centre (USA)


Energy History Museum Hanover (Germany)


ENIGMA Post and Telegrafmuseum (Copenhagen Denmark)


Fondazione Guglielmo Marconi (Italy)


Grimeton World Heritage Radio Station


International Radio Museum Hans Necker (Germany)


Kurrajong Radio Museum (Sydney, Australia)


Modesto Radio Museum (Modesto, CA, USA)


Museo della Radio, Poppi (Italy)


Museo della Radio, Verona (Italy)


Museum für Kommunikation Berlin (Germany)


Museum of Communication, Bo’ness, Scotland


Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) (Chicago, USA)


Museum of Radio and Technology (Huntingdon, West Virginia, USA)


Musick Point Radio Museum (Auckland, New Zealand)


Muzium Telecom Negara (National Telecommunications Museum) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)


National Cryptologic Museum (USA)


Olens Radiomuseum (Belgium)


Police Scanner Museum (The Netherlands)


Radio and Phono Museum (France)


Radio- und Telefonmuseum Radio- im Verstärkeramt e.V. (Rheda-Wiedenbrück)


Radiomuseum Duisburg (Germany)


Radiomuseum Gothenburg (Radiomuseet i Göteborg)


Radio Museum Innsbruck (Austria)


Radiomuseum Köln (Cologne, Germany)


Radio Museum Rottenburg an der Laaber


Radio Museum Thessaloniki (Greece)


Ringsted Radiomuseum (Ringsted, Denmark)


Rundfunkmuseum Cham (Germany) (video)


Rundfunkmuseum Fürth (Germany)


Rundfunk- und Fernsehmuseum Bissendorf (Germany)


Sandford Mill Museum


Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine


Museum of Code Practice Oscillators (N4MW)


Telegrafregimentets Historiske Samling (Denmark)

(The Historical Collection of the Danish Signal Regiment)


Tørning & Mølle Radioutstilling (Old Radio Collection, Vojens, Denmark)


Wende Museum of the Cold War (Los Angeles, USA)



© and updated: Georg Wiessala, Friday, 07 August 2020





Content continues after advertisement