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Address: 131 High Street, Burntisland KY3 9AA, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1592 874836
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We exhibit communications technology from the pre-electric optical...

We exhibit communications technology from the pre-electric optical telegraph to the latest state-of-the-art web cams and mobile phones. We mount themed exhibitions throughout the summer months, which are designed to stimulate, entertain and educate the public.

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best museum with a full history on communications and related aspects historical. café and interpretative centre. The staff are friendlt, helpful and informative.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2016
JonathonLondon
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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

best museum with a full history on communications and related aspects historical. café and interpretative centre. The staff are friendlt, helpful and informative.

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Thank JonathonLondon
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

You think this is a small museum till you recall for friends all that you saw and learned from the volunteer Guides.I had Uncles involved in the development of radar in the late 1930s so that was of particular interest.We saw the optical telegraph of the Napoleonic War,the story of semaphore,morse code,telegraphy,telephony,radio,TV,photography,early typewriters,record players,domestic tv's and tv cameras,satellite TV and... More 

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Thank John L
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We have tried to visit on various occasions and found it shut but this was our lucky day .The signs were out and we had half an hour to spare . Enthusiastic staff full of information ...we tend to enjoy browsing on our own but we were accompanied halfway round before she drifted away. A lot of equipment from world... More 

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1 Thank craigluscar
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Visited the museum with my 10yo son, we spent 2hrs going through the museum with the volunteer guide. I'm sorry I don't know her name, but She was very knowledgable about the exhibits and was very, very child friendly. The museum covers all methods of communication throu WW1 into WW2 and upto the present time. The museum is free entry... More 

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2 Thank Girdle-T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely wee museum, laid out well with plenty to see, very informative and friendly staff happy to expand on the items on show, also lots of exhibits to interact with, well worth a visit

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1 Thank Simon R
Dunfermline
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Tried visiting this a few times over the years but always seemed to be closed...but today it was open. The museum has a small entrance foyer with shop then there is a small flight of stairs (there is a chair lift) to the main display area floor...above that there is another floor containing a cafe which although didnt try seemed... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Not what you would expect to find, but a lovely well presented place. Highly interesting for both adults and children with a lot of history. Worth a visit.

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3 Thank Littlebigfolk
Burntisland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

It's brilliant, the staff are very helpful, providing loads of information and allowing hands on the displays. The children found it very interesting and could spend a great deal of time looking at all of the things. A lovely, friendly cup of tea and home baking upstairs too!

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3 Thank Julie A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

This is an excellent museum ....full of artefacts and loads of WW1 items which was the reason for my visit. I thought I had seen all the possible movies of the kaiser in his latter years in Doorn in Holland but they had some footage new to me. All in all an excellent museum.....watch though only open certain days. Also... More 

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2 Thank Scott M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013 via mobile

The history of communication is happening as we speak, what is today's must have gadget has become yesterday's vintage retro collectible. With the speed of the advancement of technology we can send news of family and facts instantly. It was humbling to see the communications of the near and far past how it has all changed and developed. The entertainment... More 

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