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The Norwegian Telecom Museum at Sørvågen

The Norwegian Telecom Museum at Sørvågen Photo: Alf Jonassen Read more: Utstilling Read more: Skipstelefoni
The Norwegian Telecom Museum at Sørvågen Photo: Alf Jonassen
Read more: Utstilling
Read more: Skipstelefoni

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Based on the theme "Cod, telegraph and telephone".

This unusual museum, with exhibits of landline telegraphy, wireless telegraphy and radio telephony, shows why Lofoten was such an important part of Norwegian and European telecom history – and how both Marconi and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany were linked to the establishment of the first fixed wireless telegraphy system in Northern Europe.

Facilities

  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • permanent exhibitions
    • museum shop

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  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments
  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries

Hours

6/20/2013 - 8/20/2013
Mon - Sun
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Norwegian Telecom Museum at Sørvågen - Photo: Alf Jonassen

The Norwegian Telecom Museum at Sørvågen

Based on the theme "Cod, telegraph and telephone". This unusual museum, with exhibits of landline telegraphy, wireless telegraphy and radio...

The Norwegian Telecom Museum at Sørvågen

Source: Visitnorway

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