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Telephone Museum of New Mexico

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110 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3268
+1 505-842-2937
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Great history of the telephone!

A very interesting museum with a lot of history about all aspects of the telephone. I had this on... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
rupsidedown
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New Mexico
A Must Visit Telephone Museum

We are biased - but this little place is great. Was a telephone exchange and AT&T donated the... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2017
Telephones P
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110 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3268
Raynolds Addition
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+1 505-842-2937
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

A very interesting museum with a lot of history about all aspects of the telephone. I had this on my list to visit for years and I'm glad that we finally made it there by playing tourist in our our town. My kids (9 and...More

Thank rupsidedown
Reviewed March 21, 2017

We are biased - but this little place is great. Was a telephone exchange and AT&T donated the building to the effort. Very nice telephone timeline and big display area. Multi floor exhibits really cover the history of the telephone. And the people are very...More

1  Thank Telephones P
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Fascinating little museum that is staffed by volunteers that give it a very unique place in history. Great displays, and photos of how the telephone evolved, and what the evolution meant to us. There is one display that I loved, it contained "specialized" phones, Elvis,...More

1  Thank Z297OGrichardf
Reviewed February 17, 2017

I'm into telephones and this museum is wonderful. There are so many phones from every era on display that there was hardly enough time to look at them all. The collection of old switchboards is also impressive. Our guide taught me how to use an...More

1  Thank irebuildmarantz
Reviewed May 19, 2016

Truthfully, I did not expect much prior to entering the museum. Boy, was I surprised. This little museum is jam packed with telephone company memorabilia. It is very well laid out on four floors of the old telephone building. There is even a bit of...More

1  Thank Duke262
Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

This museum opens seasonally. I called before got there, nobody answer me and when I arrived it was closed. Better luck next time.

1  Thank Jptravelswithfreedom
Reviewed August 7, 2014

went to the trouble of finding the place, parked, paid the meter, walked the block to find the door and it was locked, no one home during the monday open time. Lots of construction in front of the door for the entire block may have...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed May 5, 2014

This is a gem of a museum. It has 3 floors accessible by elevator, and is tucked a little off of Route 66 in Downtown Albuquerque. They have interactive displays for kids (and adults), and genuinely describes the evolution of tele-communications from tin cans and...More

5  Thank emdicker
Reviewed April 6, 2014

I ran across this wonderful museum while looking for something to do in Albuquerque. With nearly 45 years in the Telephone business, I thought this would be fun. It was! They are open Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 10:00 to 1:30. We had a nearly...More

3  Thank mljacks
Reviewed February 22, 2014

We stumbled upon this little museum while checking out the walking mall of downtown. This is a truly strange museum --- 4 floors (half of the building each) are crammed with phones, phone paraphernalia, and a treasure trove of history. It is only open Monday,...More

2  Thank sewkap
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