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Old Technology Inspiring New Ideas. 166 Winkumpaugh Rd, Ellsworth, ME 04605, United States
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Nestled in Downeast Maine is one of the largest museums of pre-digital era telephones and telephone equipment in the world.

Whether you live nearby or you’re passing by on vacation to Acadia National Park, bring the whole family to see, hear, and operate the telephone switches of the past.

Open Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm in July, August, and September, or by appointment.

You can operate:- An Acoustical Telephone A Sound-Powered telephone Select a number with Push Buttons, simulating an early system A magneto (Crank) system of telephones and a switchboard A Common-Battery switchboard and it’s telephones Turn dials, and watch many types of automatic switchboards operate ; Step-by-Step, Crossbar, All -Relay Learn some of the history of the telephone, with the facts and the myths.

166 Winkumpaugh Rd, Ellsworth, ME 04605, United States

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