SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention, Bellingham

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The SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention (formerly the American Museum of Radio and Electricity) is an interactive museum located in Bellingham, Washington, United States, which offers educational experiences for audiences of all ages through galleries and public programs that illustrate the development and use of electricity, radio and the related inventions that changed the course of human history. The museum features a collection of artifacts showcasing four centuries of human innovation from 1580 into the 1950s.

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  • Totally exceeded my expectations! A surprisingly extensive collection, beautifully displayed and nicely organized. The docent was very helpful and enthusiastic and made the Mega Zapper show a lot of.....  more »
  • Interesting museum that featured the evolution of electrical gadgets machines. Staff was very friendly and will to answer questions.  more »
  • This was a really great small museum. We took 4 kids here - ages 5-8 - and fun was had by all. We got lucky and happened to be there when a show was going on for summer camp. Usually the show is only on weekends. The docents are passionate and knowledgeable.
  • Exhibits on the history of electricity, with many authentic scientific instruments. If you can, catch a demonstration in the auditorium; sparks fly! The staff is enthusiastic. I'd like to go again and have a scientist explain more about the apparatus and electromagnetism. Probably no other museum in the world with a comparable collection!
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