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National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting

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An amazing treasure of broadcasting and Cincinnati history

Anyone with an interest in broadcasting, international relations, WW2/Cold War history or any... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2019
Alexandria, Virginia
Great educational and eye-opening experience!

This museum was once one of many radio relay stations for Voice of America broadcasting. Have... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2018
Tariq R
Cincinnati, Ohio
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8070 Tylersville Rd, West Chester, OH 45069-2507
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Reviewed March 8, 2019

Anyone with an interest in broadcasting, international relations, WW2/Cold War history or any Cincinnatian should definitely spend some time her absorbing a rather unique museum occupying a historic building. Much original equipment remains in place and the number of related exhibits keeps growing. The fact...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

This museum was once one of many radio relay stations for Voice of America broadcasting. Have passed by this museum numerous times between West Chester and Mason, but never went in until now. It is quite interesting! A history lesson and experience of broadcasting. Definitely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

Once the site of MASSIVE radio towers that broadcasted to the planet, this building is all that's left, but inside there's a piece of history everyone should see: just how America won the cold war (and then some) was THIS facility. Antique equipment, incredibly large...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The museum is open every weekend from1-4pm on Sat and Sun.There are many well informed docents to make this an education and informative trip.There are always new displays to look at and the West Chester ham radio operators are usualally there operating one of their...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

The VOA is better known in far off corners of the world than in this country because their target audience was there, not here. Nevertheless, history and technical buffs will appreciate the important things that happened here in Cincinnati starting in WW2. At the time,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jeff M
Reviewed May 20, 2018

The Voice of America was iconic during the 50's and 60's. I built a shortwave reciever and listened from out west. To now visit, was very good exciting! Much of the equipment is still located there. There also is a amatuer radio station(I made a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

We toured the National VOA Museum as a special event of the Dayton Hamvention this weekend. It was eye opening that in WWII the broadcasting facility for Voice of America was built in West Chester, OH in 1942 and continued operating until 1995! It featured...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jane L
Reviewed February 26, 2018

A lot happened in this little landmark. If you are from the area it is worth a look at how important this place was in our history.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank pnoman1372
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Visited for the first time, learned a lot. Love the memorabilia and the displays that take you back in time. Only open a couple of days a week, but catch them open and enjoy!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank tscraw
Reviewed February 23, 2018

The history this museum preserves reminds its visitors of how broadcasting can play an essential role in democracy and the preservation of freedom; therefore, this museum is a treasure! The history couldn’t be more real to a visitor, as it is housed in the original...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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March 4, 2018|
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Saturday and Sunday 1:00 - 4:00 pm