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"Luis del Olmo" Radio Museum

Museo de la Radio Luis del OlmoHigh resolution image. This link will open using lightbox, there may be a context switch The museum is located inside the building known as "Casa de los Escudos", an ancestral late baroque style house that displays rococo influences and it is owned by the family García de las Llanas.

The museum includes an exhibition of one of the most important collections of radio receivers in Spain that belongs to Luis del Olmo. This huge collection which includes 200 receivers will show the visitor the technical and aesthetic evolution of these equipments, from the very first receivers of galena to the small transistors of the seventies or the latest high-tech digital radios.

Micrófono Museo de la Radio If you want to see more examples, you must visit the room devoted to receivers designed by the best European and North American manufacturers such as Telefunken, Philips, Crosley, Atwater Kent, Marconi, Radiola, etc

It offers the possibility to learn about the history of the radio in Spain through plenty of radio programmes that have been compiled thanks to the collaboration of RNE, SER; COPE y ONDA CERO (national radio channels).

Hours and tours

De martes a sábado: de 10:00h. a 14:00h. y de 16:00h a 18:00h
Domingo: de 10:00h. a 14:00h
Cerrado: domingo tarde y lunes
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Address: Gil y Carrasco, 7- "Coats of Arms" House - 24400 Ponferrada
Teléfono +34 987 456 262
Fax 987 429 203



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