Then and Now at the Johnson Victrola Museum While examining everyday objects, students will learn about the history of recorded sound by comparing and contrasting historical items with their modern counterparts at the Johnson Victrola Museum. Grade Level: Pre-K – 3rdLength of Time: 30 minutes The Man and His Machines Students will examine the history […]
The Johnson Victrola Museum is a tribute to Delaware’s native son, Eldridge Reeves Johnson, who founded the Victor Talking Machine Company in 1901. Exhibits include phonographs, recordings, memorabilia, trademarks, objects, and paintings that highlight Mr. Johnson’s successful business enterprises and chronicle the development of the sound-recording industry. E.R. Johnson Born in Wilmington, Delaware, E.R. Johnson […]
Follow us on: The museum highlights the history of the Victor Talking Machine Company, which pioneered the development of the sound-recording industry and was founded by Delaware’s native son, Eldridge Reeves Johnson. Museum History Click here for more information. Photo Gallery Click here for museum images. Parking Free parking is available in our adjacent parking […]
Charles Kellogg was a conservationist and Victor recording artist.
Lot closed at least through Jan. 31, 2017. Museum will remain open.
Five volunteers have contributed more than 3,000 hours of service to the museum.
Long-term volunteer Howard Fulcher to leave the division at the end of July 2015.
Oliver Berliner, grandson of the inventor of the phonograph, to speak at the Johnson Victrola Museum
Oct. 4, 2014 program to focus on one of the pioneers in the music industry: Emile Berliner.
Exhibit at Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts features Victor-related items from the state’s collections
Exhibit on display from Oct. 6 to Dec. 18, 2014.