Museum After Hours: "Smartphones" of the 19th Century

12/4/2013 | Missouri State Museum | Jefferson City, MO

Do you remember car phones, manual typewriters or party lines? Did people really communicate before texting? Come see and learn about some communications technology artifacts in the museum’s collection from previous centuries. Museum director Linda Endersby will also talk a little about the process of invention and Missouri’s role in improving communications. Click here to read the news release.

The program will be held in the museum classroom, which is located in the History Hall in the east wing of the State Capitol. This program continues the programming series, "Museum after Hours," which occurs on the first Wednesday of each month. Missouri State Museum galleries stay open until 9 p.m.

Program time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

First Floor, State Capitol, 201 W. Capitol, Jefferson City, MO | (573) 751-2854

Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs