The Telegraphy Collection
Morse Apparatus with Keyboard circa 1860
Telegraph wire installation at Fao, "Illustrated London News", 1865
Morse apparatus and telegraph keys from the beginnings of modern telecommunications are among the oldest objects in the museum collection. Rarities (such as the Hughes telegraph) are on display alongside express telegraphs, teleprinters or telex.
Image transmission by fax
Fax machines illustrate the development phases of image transmission.
A model collection of telegraph cables offers insights into cable technology as well as an overview of the constantly increasing communication needs over the telegraph network.