Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, North Chatham

4.8
#1 of 6 in Museums in Chatham
Must see · History Museum · Museum
The Chatham Marconi Maritime Center is a museum dedicated to the history of WCC, a short-wave radio station that operated for many years in Chatham, Massachusetts. The museum itself is located on the grounds of the Marconi-RCA Wireless Receiving Station.
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  • A window on a little-known piece of history, scientific and military, beautifully displayed and thoroughly explained. The explanations are detailed enough to keep the interest of engineers and...  more »
  • Amazing place, so much history in one little museum! Everyone (a group of 4 teenagers and one adult) was super excited about that place . The best part of our visit were conversations with Center...  more »
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  • Anyone who has anything to do with electronics, radio or communications should not miss this place. Also shows an interesting and important part of US history. Very nice and knowledgeable personnel. Did you know that there was a service where a ship crew could telegraph a question to a shoreside doctor and receive an emergency medical advice? Attached photo shows that exhibit...
  • Excellent and fascinating museum. The docents know their stuff and the content and history of the museum is fascinating. Did you know they received the Titanics SOS call way back when? Find out how the Enigma machine works and why it was nearly impossible to break the code. A place to spend a few hours learning about our amazing early wireless history.

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