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03.02.2014

Moscow School Children choose the Telephone History Museum as one of their favorites

The Museum of Telephone History in Moscow has been rated among the most popular places to visit by school students.

Our Museum was awarded 11th place out of twenty, ahead of the Izmailovo Manor Museum, who finished in twentieth position. The latter, moreover, won the ‘The Unexpected Discovery’ nomination.

Museum ratings were performed by Moscow students who visited cultural sites across the capital as part of the ‘Museums. Parks. Manors’ School Olympics Competition.

The main purpose of The Museum of Telephone History, which houses Russia's largest collection of telephone artifacts, is to preserve our priceless scientific and cultural heritage in the field of telecommunications.

The Museum's exhibition halls and storerooms host about 2,000 examples of rare telephones from Europe, USA and Russia.

Over the years, our Moscow and St. Petersburg Museums have been visited by thousands of school children, students and trainees of specialized higher education establishments.

Recently opened in the historic center of St. Petersburg, The Museum of Telephone History is an historical high-profile public institution, telling us about two centuries of telecommunications evolution, speaking the language of the latest technology.