Connections Museum and its collection

Connections Museum

The Connections Museum (formerly the Museum of Communications) features working electromechanical central-office switches (Step-By-Step, Panel, Crossbar, and ESS). It also has working Step-by-Step and Crossbar PBX equipment as well as antique telephones, switchboards, outside plant displays, and other related communications equipment and machines. Guided tours, including demonstrations of all this equipment, are given Sunday, 10am-3pm.

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Connections Museum
7000 E Marginal Way S
WA 98108 Seattle

Visitor information Connections Museum

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
10:00 – 15:00

Most visitors take a guided tour which takes over an hour, so it's best to arrive between 10:00 am and 1:30 pm.


12 – 18$2.00

Suggested donation: $5 for adults / $2 for children (12-18)

We ask that parents with children under twelve visit the museum first, before bringing their children, to determine the suitability of museum exhibits for younger visitors.


Wheelchair accessible
Museum shop

Location & Map

7000 E Marginal Way S, Seattle

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