Discover a fascinating collection of technology and recordings covering over 90 years of radio and television history. The Museum is part of Tropiquaria wildlife park, which is housed in the Art Deco BBC Transmitting Station, built in 1933.
Don't Miss!One of the BBC's first portable sound recorders. Developed in 1939 at the request of the News Department, these machines pioneered on-the-spot reporting in World War II.
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The Museum offers visits and guided tours for schools and adult groups. Resources are also available for schools to hire. Please contact the Museum for more information.
The Museum can assist researchers with enquiries about the collection and media history. It has a large library and archive collection of BBC publications and technical information, sound recordings, radio and television magazines, advertising literature and service data. Use of the library and archive is by appointment only, please contact the Museum for more information.
Commercial Hire & Services
The Museum can provide a range of services including valve radio repairs, valve testing, radio and TV service data. Restored radios, surplus records and books often available for sale. The Museum also has many radios, televisions, telephones and other domestic appliances which can be hired as props. for theatre, film and TV. Please contact the Museum for more information.