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New England Wireless & Steam Museum

1300 Frenchtown Rd, East Greenwich, RI 02818-1309
+1 401-885-0545
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Great collection of real, old steam machinery and early radio

Particularly recommend their annual Yankee steam up when all the machines are operated (but not... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
GeeBee B
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Somerset, ma
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Great place to bring your children!

For my children here on one of their open house weekend. They absolutely loved it! It was an... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2016
Oceanstate3
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Rhode Island
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11 Nov 2017
“Great collection of real, old steam machinery and early radio”
7 May 2016
“Great place to bring your children!”
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1300 Frenchtown Rd, East Greenwich, RI 02818-1309
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+1 401-885-0545
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Particularly recommend their annual Yankee steam up when all the machines are operated (but not simultaneously) from a hand stoked, wood fired boiler. Great appeal to engineers (both operating engineers and those with college degrees), technicians, gear heads, and early morse code radio enthusiasts.

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Reviewed 7 May 2016

For my children here on one of their open house weekend. They absolutely loved it! It was an educational experience that they thoroughly enjoyed. Try to visit their open house weekends.

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Reviewed 29 October 2015

My husband & I visited last week. He'd gone for the "steam up" but it had rained, so they rescheduled 2 weeks later & we both went. It was wonderful, so many things to see, so very interesting. Great for kids to learn about how...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2015

Wether you are a mechanical energy buff or electronics geek this is the Mother Ship. The collection that Bob Miriam put together in the past 50 + years is amazing-- early spark transmitters --they made sparks on ALL the radio frequencies there was no tuning...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2013

Open house in the Fall - a fascinating look back at steam engines and an old working wireless station. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 25 October 2012

Showcases the history of steam engines and wireless technology, including the only surviving George H. Corliss engine running under steam today, and the oldest surviving working wireless station in the world. An amazing experience and an incredible time. A great learning experience for the children,...More

2  Thank Jason B
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