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PHOTOS: Visitors get extra days to stop by the New Hampshire Telephone Museum in Warner

  • Samantha Hurd, 11, opens the door to a phone booth yesterday. Hurd and her family were visiting her grandparents in South Sutton for the holidays and stopped by the museum. The museum usually doesn’t open on Wednesdays but has extended their hours for winter vacation.  <br/><br/><br/>ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff

    Samantha Hurd, 11, opens the door to a phone booth yesterday. Hurd and her family were visiting her grandparents in South Sutton for the holidays and stopped by the museum. The museum usually doesn’t open on Wednesdays but has extended their hours for winter vacation.


    ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • The museum has displays of models that include candlestick phones, crank phones and operator boards. <br/><br/><br/>ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff

    The museum has displays of models that include candlestick phones, crank phones and operator boards.


    ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Sandra Hurd is reflected in a mirror decorated like a rotary phone yesterday while chatting with Laura French, the museum’s assistant director. French worked for the Merrimack County Telephone company for 13 years before it was sold in 2002. She has been working with the museum since they started corralling their collection in 2002 and had their grand opening in 2005. <br/><br/>ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff

    Sandra Hurd is reflected in a mirror decorated like a rotary phone yesterday while chatting with Laura French, the museum’s assistant director. French worked for the Merrimack County Telephone company for 13 years before it was sold in 2002. She has been working with the museum since they started corralling their collection in 2002 and had their grand opening in 2005.

    ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Samantha Hurd, 11, opens the door to a phone booth yesterday. Hurd and her family were visiting her grandparents in South Sutton for the holidays and stopped by the museum. The museum usually doesn’t open on Wednesdays but has extended their hours for winter vacation.  <br/><br/><br/>ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff
  • The museum has displays of models that include candlestick phones, crank phones and operator boards. <br/><br/><br/>ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff
  • Sandra Hurd is reflected in a mirror decorated like a rotary phone yesterday while chatting with Laura French, the museum’s assistant director. French worked for the Merrimack County Telephone company for 13 years before it was sold in 2002. She has been working with the museum since they started corralling their collection in 2002 and had their grand opening in 2005. <br/><br/>ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff

F rom examples of what Alexander Graham Bell worked with in the late 1800s to modern-day phones shaped like SpongeBob SquarePants, the New Hampshire Telephone Museum in Warner delivers an interactive look at 130 years of a means of communication. The museum has extended its hours this week to allow for more visitors.

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