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Museum of Communication, Burntisland

(4.8/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
The Museum, which is entirely self-funded and run by volunteers, has a major collection – over 40 tonnes - of artefacts covering electrostatics, telegraphy, telephony, audio, radio, television and video and IT ……as well as some early experimental radar, satellite, photographic and printing equipment plus a technical library of scientific literature and related documentation.

The Museum of Communication Foundation Trust is a charitable company limited

by guarantee, registration no. 146894 (Scotland), charity no. SCO22004

Registered office: 131 High Street, Burntisland, Fife, KY3 9AA

Tel: 01592 874836 E-mail: mocenquiries@tiscali.co.uk

Patron: Prof. Heinz Wolff
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TripAdvisor
  • best museum with a full history on communications and related aspects historical. café and interpretative centre. The staff are friendlt, helpful and informative. 
  • 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 p...  more »
  • 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 enj...  more »
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  • Great info about old and new communications, managed to see the World War 1 and 2 exhibition while it was showcased.
  • A fascinating place, deceptively bigger inside than its façade suggests, free entry, cafe, very friendly and knowledgeable guides (Dorothy and Tom) a must see if your on the area, open Saturday and Wednesday.
  • deceptively small building with very comprehensive collection of all kinds of technical wonders. If you like old technology and if you want to see probably one of the best museums of its kind, it's worth the diversion to burntisland.