Only this first welcome page is written in English. The following pages are only in German (at this stage).


Short video covering the telephone museum TELEPHONICA

History of telecommunications - from the beginning to today's digitally connected society.

Since the opening on 18 February 1995 with approx. 900 exhibits, we had over 40,000 visitors.



"Greuterhof", Hauptstrasse 15, CH 8546 Islikon/TG, near Frauenfeld (map). 



Opening Hours:

The museum is open to the public on Sundays from 2-5pm, except in July and August & on public holidays.


Entry Prices:

Adults, from 16 years                   CHF 8.--

Children                                          CHF 4.--

Members                                        free


Guided Tours (1-1.5 hrs):            CHF 160.-    (up to 16 people per group)

Guided tours (also in English) can be booked via or tel. +41 52 375 27 27 (Tourism Office, Frauenfeld).



The museum is located in the attic of the Greuterhof and has no lift and therefore is not handicapped accessable.


The telephone museum exhibits inventions going back 200 years and shows how they are working.


Diving Telephone


Tel. Answering Machine

Mobile Telephony

Exotic Phones

Manual Tel. Exchange

Emergency Phones

Automatic Tel. Exchange

Pay Phones

Nostalgic Dinner

Fax & Picture Telephones

Meals & Drinks: Gatronomical offers in in Islikon can be found   here 

Membership of the telephone museum: More than just a good feeling!                        

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