Museum Hours:

Saturday 10-6

Sunday 12-5

Early Television Museum

Other Resources

Television history Online films and videos
Books and magazines relating to early television Early televison collectors


Mechanical Television

Baird Television  La Radiovision - Roger Dupouy's site
Chicago Television History Levend   Netherlands
Jim Hawes mechanical TV site Narrow Band Television Association   Britain
Henry Ford Museum Pictures    Wayne Bretl Peter Yanczer's site
History of Television  Tom Genova The World's Earliest Television Recordings - Restored
Introduction to the History of  Television  TV before 1900  


Electronic Television Before WW2 - U.S.

Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Early TV in Philadelphia San Francisco Museum   History of  TV in California
The Farnsworth Chronicles Zworykin's 1933 Photo Album
History of Television  Tom Genova The HIstory of Television


Electronic Television Before WW2 - Outside the U.S.

Alexandra Palace Television Society  History of the BBC - Television Arrives
BBC Test Cards Levend    Netherlands
Envisioning the Audience: perceptions of early German television's audiences, 1935-1944  William Uricchio Marconi Television History
Henk Dijkstra's Cathode Ray Tubes Netherlands Steve Ostler's Vintage Televisions


TV from 1946-56

405 Alive  U. K. Bell System Microwave Networks
ABC-TV at Gore Hill in the Fifties Australia History of Television  Tom Genova


Early Color Television

CT-100 Restoration    Pete Deksnis Fred Hoffmann's CT-100 Restoration
History of Early Color Television   Ed Reitan Westinghouse 15 Inch Color Marlin Mackley
History of Television  Tom Genova  


Early Television Cameras, Video Recorders and Studio Equipment

Texas Museum of Broadcasting & Communications LabGuy's World:Video Tape Recorders
Chuck Pharis's Camera Site Museum of the Broadcast Television Camera  U. K.
Eyes of a Generation Museum of Broadcast Technology  Woonsocket, RI
Golden Age Television Recreations U. K. RCA Equipment Archives
Kris Trexler's RCA TK-41 Color TV camera Total Rewind VCR Museum   Virtual


Museums Secializing in TV/Radio

American Museum of the Moving Image Astoria, NY Museum of Radio & Technology  Huntington, WV
Antique Wireless Association   Rochester, NY MZTV   Toronto
Auman Museum   Ohio National Media Museum   Britain
Chuck Pharis Camera and Microphone Museum NHK Broadcast Museum   Japan
David Sarnoff Library Princeton, NJ Norway Radio and Television Museum
Kuba Museum Germany Pavek Museum of Broadcasting  St. Louis Park, MN
Marcel's TV Museum Netherlands National Capitol Radio-TV Museum Bowie, MD 
Museum of Broadcast Communications Chicago TV Dinner Club Museum Akron, OH
Museum of Broadcast Technology Woonsocket, RI Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut


Museums with TV Displays

Canada Science and Technology Museum Ottawa, Canada Powerhouse Museum  Australia
Henry Ford Museum  Detroit Smithsonian Institution Washington, D. C.
Indiana State Museum  Indianapolis South Carolina State Museum  Columbia
The New England Wireless and Steam  Museum   RI  


Other Links

Antique Radio Classifieds Radio Museum
Collectics Antiques & Collectibles Directory TV Lamps
Collectors Weekly Television page Video History Project
Experience Columbus What You Need to Know about Inventors
Hot vs. Not