Discovering Marconi

Take the Marconi Tour

Our friend and colleague Ken Taylor — volunteer tour guide at the Museum and Chairman of the Oxford District Amateur Radio Society — shares the life and achievements of inventor and entrepreneur Guglielmo Marconi, and how he brought wireless radio communication to the world.
Calling all Marconi fans ...
Ken gives us a short tour of the Marconi Collection
before joining fellow amateur radio enthusiasts for Marconi Day

Well, what do you know?
Ken goes behind the scenes to explain Marconi's connection to the Titanic, Irish whiskey and the BBC


Become a Morse Code Operator
Download your Morse Code Operator kit, grab a flashlight, and have fun learning Morse Code!
Be a Morse Code Sleuth


Step 1: Get your Puzzle Sheet
Step 2: Listen to the Clues
Step 3: Solve the Puzzle


First things first, you'll need to download the Puzzle Sheet

Translate from Morse Code and add each word to the Puzzle Sheet:

Clue 1

Clue 2

Clue 3

Clue 4

Clue 5

Clue 6

Clue 7


Got all the clues?

Find the answer



Experience Marconi's Communication Revolution in 8 Objects