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Address: 1745 W Nursery Rd, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090-2906
Phone Number: +1 410-765-0230
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A small museum of electronics.

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Nice, small place. It has some very informative exhibits, and cool working ham station. When we visited, the volunteer was an amateur radio operator so we got to see him make a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Angela F
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Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, small place. It has some very informative exhibits, and cool working ham station. When we visited, the volunteer was an amateur radio operator so we got to see him make a contact.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum!! Very Educational, great place to do research too. Friendly staff, and very courteous.

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This was one of our stops while staying over on our way home to GA. I would recommend it to anyone visiting the area

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Based the name of the museum, a visitor would expect to see exhibits that cover many facets of electronics from throughout the USA. Instead, the focus is mainly on old military electronic equipment that was built by Northrup Grumman. There is a well equipped amateur radio station in the museum and an amateur radio operator is often available to demonstrate... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

this was a great way to pass the time while in the area as well as teach me new things about the electronics industry! If you need to pass time in the area take a trip over to dive into the wonderful historically rich museum.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Nice little museum. Open 6 days a week. Closed on major holidays. Only $5 general admission, $3 for seniors/students, Free for children 5>younger and NEM & IEEE members. Mostly a tech nerds dream but very informative for the non-tech person (like me). It gives the lay person a basic understanding of how electricity and electromagnetism works. Some really neat hands-on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Great military history of electronics. Great way to kill time near airport. You can have an interesting visit in just an hour or spend lots of time reading lots of detail.

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Glen Burnie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a great museum to visit. It shows our children a part of our everyday life, and most kids (now a-days) know about electronics. In fact, I see this museum as a way to open up the minds of our youth - perhaps they will chose this electronics as a future career path. This is definitely worth the visit!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I visited this museum with my teenager, and really appreciated the interactive exhibits that were available. These covered lots of topics in electronics and technology, but every room had fun things to interact with, good plaques to read, and nice setups. A lot of material was from the military and space programs. Overall very cool. One of the few places... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

I was in the area for business and took a trip over to past the time. I had a great time learning so many new facts about the electronics that have become almost like fossils to our generation. They have so many cool things to look at and you can get lost for hours in there just soaking knowledge up... More 

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