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Klipsch Museum of Audio History

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Great American Audio History

Been fortunate to visit the museum twice and both times enjoyed Curator Jim Hunters tour. It's a... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Joe T
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Brooklyn, New York
Learning what great audio is all about

Jim's tour taught us how great audio is produced. The tour started with a demonstration of how the... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
guywithwine
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Wellington, Florida
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The Klipsch Museum of Audio History highlights the achievements of Paul W. Klipsch, a founding father of the audio industry. It is housed in an historic building that served as the first Klipsch factory in 1948, and was previously the telephone...more
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Been fortunate to visit the museum twice and both times enjoyed Curator Jim Hunters tour. It's a look into the evolution of American audio through the eyes of Paul Klipsch, who's designs and engineering prowess set the standard for what we hear today. An amazing...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Paul Klipsch was an innovator and a maverick the likes of which are rare and worthy of your time and attention. A fascinating collection of audio innovation put into rich context by Jim Hunter, the Museum director and curator. Also a must stop for WWII...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Jim's tour taught us how great audio is produced. The tour started with a demonstration of how the mind fills in lost sound. Lot's of History of creating sound. We learned how great speaker designs are timeless and about the genius of Paul Klipsch. A...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Jim Hunter, the curator, gives life to the exhibit of an extensive collection of speakers, audio equipment, and memorabilia in personalized tours at the Klipsch museum. I'll be back!

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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Great setup. Jim Hunter has a ton of knowledge about everything Klipsch. Its totally worth a visit. Really cool archives and relics.

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Reviewed June 16, 2018

So glad I made the journey. Received a very personalized tour of the museum by a curator who knows the Paul Klipsch story! He answered every question and made one appreciate the achievements of Mr. Klipsch.

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

A very nice, small well kept museum that is a tribute to one of the country's leading audio personalities, Paul W. Klipsch. His designs are still in production today and are revered the world over. Mr. Klipsch and his career story are truly fascinating. Highly...More

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Reviewed January 28, 2018

The Klipsch Museum is in the industrial park a few miles north of Hope in the community called Oakhaven. The Hope Airport is about a mile or two to the west. The Klipsch factory is across the street from the museum. During World War II...More

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

I am so glad that I had a chance to visit this museum this week because it is only open on Wednesday, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 am - 2 pm. The museum is dedicated to Paul Klipsch, an American Engineer and high fidelity audio...More

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jimY8349KT, General Manager at Klipsch Museum of Audio History, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Thanks so much for the kind words! The Whitman's were a pleasure to meet. They basically drew out my "drink from a fire hydrant" spiel on Paul Klipsch and his diverse career. I look forward to another visit from them. Bring your friends!!!

Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

One of Hope, AR best kept secrets. If you haven't visited this museum, it's a must see on your next trip. Lots of audio history all in one place.

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