The permanent exhibition is like a publicly accessible collection room. You find over 120 objects tightly packed in this exhibition. Most objects relate to the history of this building which was for 17 years the world headquarters of the world’s first music industry – the Berliner Gram-o-phone Company. In the exhibition you can get informed […]
The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of radio broadcasting in Canada. To celebrate this historic event, the Musée des ondes Emile Berliner and the Société Québécoise des Collectionneurs de Radios Anciens (SQCRA) have co-organized the Centennial of Broadcasting in Canada. The Centennial is a year-long engaging program that showcases the development of radio technology […]
With the Expo ’67, industrial design in Canada was in full swing. Many Canadians were among the designers, that blossomed during the summer of the “Man and his world”. Now, 50 years later, the MOEB celebrates a comeback of this era, rich in dashing creations. From that moment on, stereo systems featured a futuristic vibe, […]
Montreal in space. The exhibition received financial support from the Montreal Heritage: Enhancing Neighborhoods program.
On 10 September 1939, Canada declared war on Germany . During the six long years that followed, the radio will become the best tool to inform and entertain. The RCA factory, located in Saint-Henri, is now at the forefront of the development of mass communication. Military radios are becoming essential to the war effort . […]
This exhibition retraced the history of the record, from its invention in 1887 until today. Also presented were other historical technological advances that made possible the reproduction of sound, such as Thomas Edison’s wax cylinder. The exhibition received financial support from the Montreal Heritage: Enhancing Neighborhoods program.
The 20th century, the century of the advent of telecommunications, left behind a thousand and one inventions produced in increasing quantities. The Emile Berliner Wave Museum invites you on a journey through time.
This exhibition presents the story of two generations of Jewish immigrants who helped make Montreal a major global center of technological development in the 20th century. This story begins in the German city of Hanover in 1851, with the birth of Emile Berliner. This son of a well-known Talmudist merchant and amateur musician would become […]
In the heart of Montreal’s Saint-Henri district between Lacasse, Lenoir and Saint-Antoine streets, we find a former complex of industrial buildings with a little-known past. Home to a world famous company, they play one of the most important roles in Canadian history. We invite you to discover the days when RCA Victor was a leader […]