BT Museum

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BT's offices at Baynard House, the former site of the BT Museum

The BT Museum was a telecommunications museum run by BT, that held artefacts and exhibits on the history of telecommunications in the United Kingdom.[1] It was based in Baynard House in the Blackfriars district of London.[2]

It was originally opened as the Telecom Technology Showcase in 1982.[3]

It was closed to visitors in 1997, and replaced in 2001 by the Connected Earth initiative.


  1. ^ "BT Museum". London Online. Archived from the original on 13 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-24. 
  2. ^ John Chenery. "Last Call at Blackfriars…". Telecommunications Heritage Group (UK). Archived from the original on 10 March 2011. Retrieved 2010-11-24. 
  3. ^ Chris Godsmark (5 November 1996). "BT to pull the plug on phone museum". The Independent. Retrieved 2010-11-24. 

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