Johnson Victrola Museum

Johnson Victrola Museum

The museum highlights the life and achievements of Delaware's native son, Eldridge Reeves Johnson, founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company and a pioneer in the development of the sound-recording industry.


375 S. New St.
Dover, DE 19904.

Contact Information

Phone: (302) 739-3262
Group Tour Reservations: (302) 739-9194

Hours of Operation

Open Wednesday-Saturday / 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. & most Holidays.
Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day & Easter.


Free parking is available in our adjacent parking lot.


The museum is open to the public and admission is free. Donations are appreciated.

Disabled Access

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

Museum Tours

To schedule a tour, please contact the First State Heritage Park Reservation Line at (302) 739-9194. For information on group tours, go to our Museum Activities page.