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Fun Collection of TVs Throughout History

Always looking for fun things to see while family is in town. I had first heard about this museum... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
ErinMo1981
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Columbus, Ohio
Extensive museum built by passionate collector

This museum is one of those hidden gems that you’ll always remember. It was built by a very... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Lovetotraveldave
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Neenah, Wisconsin
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Reviewed March 4, 2019

Always looking for fun things to see while family is in town. I had first heard about this museum last fall. They ask $5 per adult to get in which was fine. Happy the guy working told us where to start our tour as it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ErinMo1981
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

This museum is one of those hidden gems that you’ll always remember. It was built by a very dedicated collector who collected and preserved TVs and video equipment before it was scraped. The amount he collected and the ingenuity it represents is truly amazing. Since...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Visited the early television museum with a group of friends in April the museum houses lots of old televisions which are one or two of the kind left in existence this is a great place to view history of television many displays which are working...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

This attraction was really cool. TV's from the 30 up til 80's. It was a self guided tour which was nice since there was so much to see. It was $5.00 to get in and was well worth it.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank doriruth
Reviewed May 30, 2017

My wife and I were shocked at how large the museum is and the history of TV from the mechanical models up to modern times. Several of the TVs are the only ones in existence. Several of the units work. Only open short time on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MattF470
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Great little museum. We learned a lot about TVs from as early as the 1920s. Beautifully restored TVs, some even worked. Spent about an hour or so here. Only a $5.00 donation. If your near Hilliard OH, and have an hour or so to spare,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sue B
Reviewed April 23, 2017

It's an interesting place. Young people (to me: younger than 30) will have no clue at all what the large, extremely heavy pieces of furniture with the glass front are! It was nice to know the Zenith (anyone heard of that name anymore?) da wife...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank UsuallyNotGrumpy
Reviewed January 15, 2017

I went to the Early Television Museum with a few friends on a whim. For one, it was bigger than I expected. They have TV sets from the early 20th century to the 1950's. I'm not too interested in TV history but we spent a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Trg44
Reviewed November 11, 2016

Visited with my 94 year old father who use to own a tv repair shop. It was very fasinating place to go and see just how far televisions have come. Amazing museum, great for any history buff.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank 774Beth
Reviewed October 27, 2016

I was travelling from New Hampshire to visit a friend who wanted to see the museum. We were only able to go during the week and they aren't open then. I contacted the man, Steve, who runs the museum and he opened it special for...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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