St. Louis, Missouri: Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum

Vintage equipment and memorabilia from the days when people had to go into a booth to make a phone call in public, or crank a handle to make a call from home.
Address:
12 Hancock Ave., St. Louis, MO
Directions:
South of the city. One mile north of I-255 exit 2, in Jefferson Barracks Historic Park. Free parking behind the building.
Hours:
W-Su 9-2 (Call to verify)
Phone:
314-416-8004
Admission:
Adults $5.
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Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum

There seem to be telephone museums in every state I go to. I always make sure to stop in each one-- I love them ! This particular one had a really really nice gentleman who came just for me, gave me plenty of time, showed me around; too kind ! Unlike most of them, this one had a small gift shop which was nice.

[Roadtrip18, 09/02/2018]

Telephone museum.

Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum

Housed in a beautifully restored 1896 building, the museum features an extensive collection of telephones, telephone-related equipment, and memorabilia. It is in the Jefferson Barracks Historic Park, 15 minutes south of downtown St. Louis. The self-guided museum has many hands-on, how-things-work displays to inspire an interest in engineering and history.

[Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum, 05/14/2016]

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