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Address: 1745 W. Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Phone Number: 410-765-0230
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Description: A small museum of electronics.

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Best for current or former military

Finding the museum is a little difficult but it is located in a small building on a corner of nursery road closer to BWI. Parking is a small lot next to the building and enter at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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204 reviews 204 reviews
84 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Finding the museum is a little difficult but it is located in a small building on a corner of nursery road closer to BWI. Parking is a small lot next to the building and enter at the red awning. There are a few very large scale exhibits outside so be sure to go all the way around the building. Admission... More 

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Atascadero, California
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342 reviews 342 reviews
123 attraction reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I flew into Baltimore and couldn't meet my cousin actually my niece until after she got off work. so I looked around and found the National electronics museum. I don't know what I expected, but I just have to investigate these small museums. now this one from the outside definitely has a military look with all the big radars and... More 

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Tempe
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99 reviews 99 reviews
43 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

If I could have gone here I would have really liked it. My Dad was an electronics nut and I would have gone in his honor...

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Carnation, Washington
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126 reviews 126 reviews
18 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This was a real surprise! It covered the development of electronics from Edison & Tesla to advanced missile and aerospace technology and everything in between. Allow a couple of hours to view all the exhibits and displays. Well worth the visit!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

If you have kids that you want to be influenced with the history of advanced technology, this is a great museum to have them visit. This is a museum specifically focused on electrical engineering, and the timelines of history of electronics progress. Exhibits on the fundamentals of electronics, the rapid advancement during WWII, The Cold War, Vietnam.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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124 reviews 124 reviews
71 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Nice lil' place if you are looking for an uncrowded museum. My faves are the old phonographs. Great to show the youngsters but the rest might be too technical for them to enjoy.

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York, Pennsylvania
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125 reviews 125 reviews
35 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Interesting items and displays - got there at 1:30 on Sat. closed at 2, no discount for 1/2 hour rush thru.

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Baltimore
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I've known about this place for a while, but never found the time to visit until recently. They were hosting a robotics event, and I was impressed by the displays and how it was set up to appeal to a wide variety of ages. While at the event, I finally got to look at the exhibits and was surprised how... More 

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Severn, Maryland
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89 reviews 89 reviews
14 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This place is a wonderful, inexpensive place to visit for anyone. I guess it is more geared towards former Westinghouse employees or geeks that enjoy old radars, comm gear and cold war electronics, but it's is enjoyable for most age groups. There are some interactive toys and exhibits that would appeal to kids as well as adults, and lots of... More 

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Middletown, Maryland
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96 reviews 96 reviews
3 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Great place! I loved the outdoor displays of radar antennas from across the history of radar, including some rare non-parabolic dish types!

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