SIGNALS – Museum of Information Explosion

Telegraph

Opening Fall 2024

Imagine

Imagine a time where you could finally contact someone across the nation? Thanks to the telegraph, people could communicate across long distances like never before. Famous inventor, Samuel Morse is the highlight of this exhibit where he invented a coded system to send messages that corresponded to numbers and letters in the english language. In this exhibit, guests will admire one of the most revolutionary inventions in history and the beginning of fast information transfer.Visitors will get the chance to operate a telegraph and participate in an interactive telegraph game.

Phone

256.316.1350

VISIT

2024