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Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre
Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre was one of the first of a BT distributed community of partner museums....
Avoncroft Museum
Avoncroft is a fascinating world of historic buildings covering seven centuries, rescued and rebuilt on a beautiful open-air site in the heart of the Worcestershire countryside....
BT Archives
BT Archives looks after documentary heritage of British Telecommunications plc and its predecessors dating back to 1846....
Institute of Telecommunications Professionals
A professional body for the telecommunication industry, The Institute of Telecommunications Professionals works to inspire and aid the personal development of people working in telecommunications....
Milton Keynes Museum
Milton Keynes Museum is home to the history of Britain's newest city. The huge and forever changing displays, all housed in a beautiful Victorian farmstead, have something for all the family....
Museum of London
The Museum of London is the largest, most comprehensive city museum in the world, telling the intriguing story of London from prehistoric times to the present day....
The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester
The museum is on the site of the world's oldest surviving passenger railway station. With objects and archives that cover Manchester's development as Britain's first industrial city, the museum takes visitors through many subject areas such as textiles, power supply, engineering, computing and aviation....
National Museum of Scotland
The collections of the National Museum of Scotland cover life, the universe and everything in it. From science and art to nature and outer space....
Porthcurno Telegraph Museum
Porthcurno Telegraph Museum tells a story of British international telegraph cable communications from the 1850s to the 1950s....
Science Museum
The Science Museum in London is the home of an enduring record of scientific, technological and medical change since the eighteenth century....
fun and games

Can you beat our games? Explode equipment to see what's inside, hear the changing sounds of telecommunications, see how telecommunications designs have changed over time or send an e-postacard.

what's on

The UK's first permanent gallery dedicated to the history of information and communication technologies opens in the new Information Age gallery at London’s Science Museum.

audio history

Take a trip down memory lane with extracts of the interviews which have been recorded as part of the Connected Earth oral history programme.

featured story

100 years of automatic switching!
In 1912 the GPO installed Britain's first automatic telephone exchange in Epsom.

Discover the early days of the telephone...