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Radio Contact: Tuning in to Politics, Technology, & Culture Science Center, Room 251
1 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA
(617) 496-1027
December 2-9, 2016
Recurring every week day
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 5:00 PM
Price: Free and open to the public.
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Radio Contact explores those times then and now. Showcasing radio equipment from the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, the exhibition examines the evolving technology and cultures of listening, tinkering, and broadcasting. Radio introduced millions to jazz, the comedic brio of Abbott and Costello, the iconic voice of newsman Edward R. Murrow, and the shock therapy of talk radio. Come and tune in to a radio culture and history that is still vibrant and yet being redefined on the Internet.

Radio Contact: Tuning in to Politics, Technology, & Culture