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Museum of Radio and Technology

1640 Florence Ave, Huntington, WV 25701
(304) 525-8890
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Ranked #7 of 10 attractions in Huntington
Type: Specialty Museums
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Pulaski
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89 reviews 89 reviews
61 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This was a small place but it was crammed full of all kinds of electronics. Some of the stuff was very old but still worked. The man who showed us around was very nice and gave us lots of information.

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Spindale, NC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Our group of five were given a tour of this museum. The displays of radios, televisions, telegraphs, and an impressive collection of other gadgets. One can tell that this museum was created and is kept in operation by dedicated people who know the collection and what it means to have such a collection.

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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

The MRT is a genuine treasure. One of those out of the way places where a visit surprises and delights. THIS is why you get off the interstate. They have EVERYTHING. And the staff consists of retired engineers, hams and enthusiasts who actually KNOW the collection and what it means. And the staff will DEMONSTRATE the equipment too. Want to... More

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Palm Beach
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

This museum was created as an act of love by individuals who spent their life with radios/TVs and many from the industries and there are so many designs on display that it is almost overwhelming. Drive a must. 10 minutes from downtown.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

What a Jewel a wonderful piece of history restored for everyone to enjoy. We have visited several times and every time have the same great experience. Great staff and what well set up displays this is a look into history. I give this museum a A+

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Ohio
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

We visited this museum on our way to Myrtle Beach. We ended up spending about 2 hours looking at all the wonderful old radios and televisions on display. The volunteers at this museum have done an excellent job of converting and old school into a museum of antique electronic technology. They have on display everything on display from the 20... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

This is a very special museum, run by a bunch of friendly volunteers who like electronics...especially radios. There is equipment going back to the early 20th century all the way up to the 70's. Although the hi-fi and TV rooms are modest in their content, the consumer, ham, and shortwave radio rooms are amazing and chock full of equipment from... More

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