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Chatham Marconi Maritime Center

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robert-not-home wrote a review Dec 2020
Boston, MA2,169 contributions203 helpful votes
Fun to look around, due to current restrictions couldn't really see much but still nice our see the antenna farm. If you are a two way radio buff (ham or otherwise) this is fun to see
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Herb H wrote a review Oct 2020
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My wife and I had a great time learning about the history of Marconi and Chatham's role in this important technological achievement. The museum has a couple of places of interest for technology history buffs (like myself) as well as for young students who are interested in how technology has evolved over the years. The folks at the museum are very pleasant, knowledgeable, and patient answering questions.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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DMWest wrote a review Oct 2020
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts22 contributions4 helpful votes
You don’t need to be an amateur radio enthusiast to appreciate the history lesson of this well done little museum. Worldwide wireless communication was a critical factor in both world wars and for seagoing safety and commerce. Nicely presented by a sincerely engaged staff. Well worth about the hour or so it takes to see the video overview and explore the exhibits.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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mk009 wrote a review Oct 2020
USA13 contributions9 helpful votes
The tour guides had first hand knowledge and were very helpful and happy to share their knowledge. The Chatham Marconi Maritime Center contains a whole lot of important history about Marconi's inventions and their role in US and world history. Any history buff would enjoy this center. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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WLPYP wrote a review Oct 2020
Yarmouth Port7 contributions2 helpful votes
A window on a little-known piece of history, scientific and military, beautifully displayed and thoroughly explained. The explanations are detailed enough to keep the interest of engineers and scientists and clear enough to enlighten those not so into technology. We were fortunate to be given a tour by Ron Farris, who had been a ship to shore radio operator in the building when the Marconi/RCA station was still in operation. His personal knowledge really made the whole thing come alive. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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