Communication – from the ancient world to the present day

Automatic telephone exchange from the 1950s

Today there are (virtually) no limits to communication. Even children are familiar with text messages and e-mails.

This one-hour tour will explain how messages were first transmitted over long distances. Prepare to marvel at a range of astonishing technological developments, from optical telegraphs via early telephones all the way to digital technology.

General information

Duration: approx. 60 minutes
Languages: on request
Cost: Tues – Fri: € 35 plus admission charge
Sat/Sun: € 45 plus admission charge
Group size: max. 25 persons

Advance notification is required for all tours.
Please book 14 days beforehand if possible. We regret that bookings for tours which are not cancelled at least two working days in advance of the booked date will be charged for in full.

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