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New Vision Pioneer Museum

445 Commack Rd. Commack , NY 631-543-1371

The Telephone Pioneer Museum in Commack presents the

The Telephone Pioneer Museum in Commack presents the history of the telephone. "Suffolk Suzy" is a talking mannequin that explains the significance of the switchboard operator. (Jan. 18, 2011) Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

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Type:

Science & Technology, Museum, Science & Technology

Price:

Free

Description:

Displays include a re-creation of Alexander Graham Bell's workshop, the wire used in the first telephone transmission, models of early telephones, photos and animated figures. Verizon Telcom Pioneers maintain this volunteer-run museum which also houses a library.

Hours:

1-4 p.m. first Sun. of the month (except holidays); other times by appointment.

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