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. And, take a virtual tour on your smart phone from where ever you are (download it from our web site)! STEM students welcome. Free admission to all. Open Fridays from 1 PM - 3 PM (except in December and January). Special tours available for tourists in town during non regular open hours (use the Contact Us form on our web site). Get driving and and free parking directions at www.avlradiomuseum.org.