Experience communication antiquities and learn how the telephone transformed a segmented nation into one large community. View replicas of Alexander Graham Bell's original telephones. See an impressive display of wooden wall and candlestick phones, as well as the colorful telephone sets of the "art deco" 50's and 60's. View the beauty and sparkle of the "Crown Jewels of the Wire" - the glass insulators. Harken back to a simpler time when the operator had to place your call and you shared your line with as many as ten other customers.