SPECIAL SUMMER HOURS. OPEN ON SATURDAYS 1 PM - 3PM DURING JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST 2019 (closed Fridays). The area's largest teaching museum on radio! Learn how it was discovered and developed and its huge impact on Western North Carolina in the 1920's. Explore how radio waves make our lives better today through cell phones, GPS, wireless internet routers and much more! See the beauty of early radios... see amateur radio equipment and try your hand at Morse Code... view the WWII radio that helped rescue downed pilots, and the German Nazi radio that could get one killed by listening to a foreign station! Listen to early music on an early 1900s Edison phonograph... take a virtual tour on your smart phone from where ever you are! STEM students welcome. Free admission to all. Special tours available for tourists in town during non regular open hours. Download a FREE virtual smart phone tour from our web site www.avlradiomuseum.org and use it where ever you are!