The RadioUser Q4/2018 List of Radio Museums

A collection of UK and International Museums with a connection to Radio, Intelligence and Radio History.

Radio Museums (4/ 2018)

   

Georg Wiessala

wiessala@hotmail.com

 

Here is a selection of museums showcasing radio/ intelligence and/ or radio history. You might wish to visit if you are in the vicinity or check out the websites. Please let me know if any of these have stopped working, or if you have any suggestions for the inclusions of other museums!

 

General Search Engines:

www.radiomuseum.org

 

Online Radio Museums:

http://www.online-radiomuseum.de

 

 

NATIONAL MUSEUMS

 

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

www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

 

Bletchley Park Museum

https://www.bletchleypark.org.uk

 

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

www.bognormuseum.org

 

British Museum

www.britishmuseum.org

 

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

bvwm.org.uk

 

Camera Museum in Central London

www.cameramuseum.uk/museum-gallery

 

Cavendish Museum, University of Cambridge

www.phy.cam.ac.uk/outreach/museum

 

Chicksands Museum

www.gov.uk/government/news/armys-spy-museum-revealed

 

Communications Museums Trust

www.comms.org.uk/index.phphtml

 

Design Museum, London

designmuseum.org

 

Faraday Museum, London (Royal Institution)

(RadioUser, March 2017)

www.rigb.org/visit-us/faraday-museum

 

HMS Collingwood Heritage Collection CHC

www.rnmuseumradarandcommunications2006.org.uk

 

Internal Fire, Museum of Power

https://www.internalfire.com

 

James Clerk Maxwell Foundation, Edinburgh

www.clerkmaxwellfoundation.org

 

Marconi Centre, Cornwall

marconi-centre-poldhu.org.uk

 

Marconi on the Lizard, Cornwall (National Trust)

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/marconi-on-the-lizard

 

Midland Air Museum

www.midlandairmuseum.co.uk/about.php

 

Military Intelligence Museum

http://militaryintelligencemuseum.org

 

Military Wireless Museum

www.qsl.net/g4bxd

 

Museum of Brands, London

www.museumofbrands.com

 

Museum of Communication, Burntisland, Fife, Scotland

http://mocft.co.uk

 

Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

www.mhs.ox.ac.uk

 

Museum of Radar and Communications, Fareham, Hants

www.rnmuseumradarandcommunications2006.org.uk

 

National Maritime Museum

www.rmg.co.uk/national-maritime-museum

 

National Radio Centre, Bletchley Park (RSGB)

www.nationalradiocentre.com

 

Orkney Wireless Museum, Scotland

www.orkneywirelessmuseum.org.uk

 

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

radiocommunicationmuseum.org

 

RAF Signals Museum, Henlow, Beds.

www.rafsignalsmuseum.org.uk

 

Royal Institution

http://www.rigb.org

 

Royal Signals Museum, Blandford, Dorset

www.royalsignalsmuseum.co.uk

 

Science and Media Museum in Bradford

www.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk

 

Science Museum, London (RadioUser, July 2016)

(See the exhibition: Information Age)

www.sciencemuseum.org.uk

 

Somme Heritage Centre (Newtownards, N. Ireland)

tinyurl.com/ycfrfgyp

 

Spy Camera Museum (Australia)

www.spycameramuseum.com.au

 

Telegraph Museum, Porthcurno, Cornwall

telegraphmuseum.org

 

Transistor Museum

http://semiconductormuseum.com 

 

Washford Radio Museum (relocating to Watchet, Somerset)

www.orbem.co.uk/misc/washford.htm

 

Wireless in Wales Museum (Amgueddfa Gwefr Heb Wifrau)

www.gwefrhebwifrau.org.uk/index.php/en

 

INTERNATIONAL MUSEUMS

 

Broadcasting Museum (Bangkok, Thailand)

www.tour-bangkok-legacies.com/broadcasting-museum-bangkok.html

 

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

www.visitmadeira.pt/en-gb/what-to-do/culture/pesquisa/electricity-museum

 

Cork City Gaol/ Radio Museum

https://corkcitygaol.com/radio-museum

 

Edison Tech Centre (USA)

www.edisontechcenter.org

 

ENIGMA Post and Telegrafmuseum (Copenhagen Denmark)

www.enigma.dk

 

Fondazione Guglielmo Marconi (Italy)

www.fgm.it/en/home.html

 

Grimeton World Heritage Radio Station

http://grimeton.org/?lang=en

 

International Radio Museum Hans Necker (Germany)

www.internationales-radiomuseum.de

 

Kurrajong Radio Museum (Sydney, Australia)

http://vk2bv.org/archive/museum

 

Museum für Kommunikation (Germany)

www.mfk-berlin.de

 

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

www.museum.tv/index.htm

 

Museum of Radio and Technology (Huntingdon, West Virginia, USA)
www.mrtwv.org

 

Musick Point Radio Museum (Auckland, New Zealand)

http://musickpointradio.org/musick-memorial-radio-station-today/ground-floor/radio-museum

 

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

http://muziumtelekom.com.my

 

National Cryptologic Museum (USA)

https://www.nsa.gov/about/cryptologic-heritage/museum

 

Olens Radiomuseum (Belgium)

www.radiomuseum-olen.be

 

Police Scanner Museum (The Netherlands)

www.scannermuseum.nl/index.html

 

Radio and Phono Museum (France)

www.tsf36.fr/eindex.htm

 

Radiomuseum Duisburg (Germany)

http://www.radiomuseum-duisburg.de

 

Radiomuseum Gothenburg (Radiomuseet i Göteborg)

http://wordpress.radiomuseet.se

 

Radio Museum Innsbruck (Austria)

www.radiomuseum-schuchter.at

 

Radiomuseum Köln (Cologne, Germany)

www.radiomuseum-koeln.de

 

Radio Museum Rottenburg an der Laaber

http://www.rmrl.de

 

Radio Museum Thessaloniki (Greece)

http://radiomuseum.gr

 

Ringsted Radiomuseum (Ringsted, Denmark)

http://www.radiomuseum.dk

 

Rundfunkmuseum Cham (Germany)

https://www.chamer-rundfunkmuseum.de

 

Rundfunkmuseum Fürth (Germany)

www.rundfunkmuseum.fuerth.de

 

Rundfunk- und Fernsehmuseum Bissendorf (Germany)

http://www.radiomuseum-bissendorf.de/

 

Museum of Code Practice Oscillators (N4MW)

http://www.n4mw.com/cplist.htm

 

Telegrafregimentets Historiske Samling (Denmark)

(The Historical Collection of the Danish Signal Regiment)

https://tinyurl.com/ybdgeh6q

 

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

www.toerning-moelle.dk/index.php/udstillinger/radioudstilling/78-radioudstilling

 

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

http://www.wendemuseum.org