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Photo of the Johnson Victrola Museum exterior

Founded in 1967, the museum details the origin of recorded music. Exhibits showcase the life and legacy of Eldridge Reeves Johnson, a pioneer in early sound recording and co-founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company.

Museum History

More information about the history of the Johnson Victrola Museum, Eldridge Reeves Johnson and Nipper


Free parking is available in our adjacent parking lot.

Disabled Access

The first floor of the museum is accessible to people with disabilities.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, guests may visit the museum anytime during normal hours of operation.

Once you arrive, the entrance is the door that connects to the parking lot via a ramp.

Restrooms are not available at the Johnson Victrola Museum. Please use the facilities prior to your arrival.

Tours are self-guided, but museum staff will be on-hand to answer any questions and provide additional information.

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No, we do not accept donations directly through the museum. If you have an item you would like to donate to the museum, please contact our collections team at this number: (302) 608-5344.

Hours of Operation

Wednesdays through Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact Information

Phone: (302) 739-3262