National Electronics Museum

Linthicum Heights, MD

Where are we going?

National Electronics Museum
1745 W Nursery Rd
Linthicum Heights
MD 21090


What is there to do?

It's an electric learning experience on your next family day out if you head to the National Electronics Museum!

This fascinating museum features 9 permanent exhibits and plus one rotating temporary exhibit, so there can be something new to see if you go back again!

As you make your way through the galleries, you will see all the breakthroughs in electronic history through areas of communications, radar, countermeasures, underwater and even satellites! 

Kids will be able to enjoy the hands-on equipment to generate electricity and even experiment with magnetism. They can learn how electromagnetic waves power our cell phones, help us see into space and even cook our food!

Did you know at the National Electronics Museum you can even become part of a human battery?

History can come to life as kids explore the development of the Morse telegraph and the Bell telephone, and they can even check out an early amateur radio "shack".

The National Electronics Museum also cover the history of WWII, showcasing how radars were used to detect enemy aircraft, and through to the Cold War and how radar led to the household microwave oven and even measured the speed of your car!

For those in the family who love history, technology and electronics, the National Electronics Museum is one to be on your list for your next family day out!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $7

Children: $5 for students

Free Under: 5 years


Need a little extra help?

The museum is accessible and currently has two wheelchairs, which are offered free of charge and on a first-come-first-served basis.


When can we go?

9am - 4pm weekdays, then 10am - 2pm Saturday

Closed Sundays but open across the year


Any top tips?

A self-guided tour generally takes an hour so allow enough time to see everything! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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