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Johnson Victrola Museum 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 […]




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.




Our Museums

John Dickinson Plantation John Dickinson, known as the “Penman of the Revolution,” was one of America’s founding fathers who wrote of freedom and liberty for all while holding human beings in bondage. The John Dickinson Plantation was home to a variety of people. We tell the stories of the tenant farmers, indentured servants, free and […]




The man who talked to birds

Charles Kellogg was a conservationist and Victor recording artist.




Johnson Victrola Museum parking lot closed

Lot closed at least through Jan. 31, 2017. Museum will remain open.




Johnson Victrola Museum volunteers are recipients of Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards

Five volunteers have contributed more than 3,000 hours of service to the museum.




Goodbye Howard

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.