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Museo de la Radio / Ponferrada

This Museo de la Radio is most intersting, you will find old models of radio's of the years 1960-70... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Manuela L
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
A fine treasury of historic radios

I wasn't expecting to find a radio museum interesting but came away pleasantly surprised. The... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2015
SeanWoking
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Woking, United Kingdom
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26 Dec 2017
“Museo de la Radio / Ponferrada”
19 Oct 2016
“Not just for radio aficionados”
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

This Museo de la Radio is most intersting, you will find old models of radio's of the years 1960-70 and so many models, a real surprise, and youths like this radio's very much. nice collection, you can see the difference of technology from yesterday and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We popped in here because it was free on Wednesdays and were surprised how interesting it is. Unless you are a radio buff, it won't take you too long to go round. It was interesting to see the types of radios through the ages and...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank CatherineH94
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

What a disappointing place Pontferrada is turning out to be, not for that available in the town but rather it's deliberate non-utilisation/availability by/to a wider audience. This museum is another case in point and we wandered round leaving more ill advised than when we entered....More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 4 August 2016

While most of us may not be thrilled about radios, this is worth seeing! The museum has gathered and organised an interesting collection that shows the progress of technology through time. Youngsters will be surprised to see apparatus they never heard of, and those of...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

The museum is free on Wednesday and right next to my hotel so I went in to check it out. I don't have a lot of interest in the topic and had never heard of any of the persons highlighted. You can tell this was...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 14 August 2015

In this place you can review the history of radio in Spain, with a selection of audio tracks with the most important moments. You can also contemplate a collection of radio devices with more than 200 items. Anyway, the exhibition is not technical, so they...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank rpicos
Reviewed 17 May 2015

I wasn't expecting to find a radio museum interesting but came away pleasantly surprised. The sections on Spanish radio and Luis del Olmo are largely of interest only to locals, but the whole museum feels modern and well-kept. The highlight is the collection of wireless...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank SeanWoking
Reviewed 26 June 2014

I love my radio so a visit was a must. A comprehensive collection by Luis del Olmo who was founder of this whole concept and consists of material gathered over the years from his career in radio.

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Peskypilgrim
Reviewed 28 September 2013

You could see radios from the 30's till today and listening very interesting reports from the 60's and 70's. and you could take a pic with Luis del Olmo the founder of the el museo.

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank teresaMagaz
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