Fremantle Light and Sound Discovery Centre
Program details

The Tale of the Talking Machine

60 minute presentation
per student (includes consumables)

Suitable for Science classes and S & E classes

Year 3 to Year 9


The story of the invention of the gramophone and the phonograph is told using original talking machines, including the biggest horn gramophone ever made.

Students will hear early cylinder and disc records.

They can record their voice on a cylinder record and hear it played back on a phonograph, and

They can make a Crank-o-Phone; a working hand-cranked horn gramophone, to keep.

Free record supplied.

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