National Radio Museum

National Radio Museum information

Location
Cork City , Ireland
Getting there
Bus: 8 to the University College Cork
Prices
adult/child €7/3.50
Opening hours
9.30am-5pm Mar-Oct, 10am-4.30pm Nov-Feb, last admission 1hr before closing
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The Natioanl Radio Museum is upstairs in the Cork City Gaol. The prison closed in 1923, reopening in 1927 as a radio station. The change of use is reflected in the museum where, alongside collections of beautiful old radios, you can hear the story of Guglielmo Marconi’s conquest of the airwaves.