From Stereoscopes to Televisions: The Evolution of Home Entertainment
Families have long gathered around the hearth, seeking entertainment through storytelling, reading, playing music, and cards. Technology began to alter home entertainment in the late 19th century, as inventors created wondrous new devices like stereoscopes, phonographs, radios, and eventually televisions.
Explore some examples of these early forms of home electronics and imagine what family life was like long before video games.
This exhibit is included with regular admission. Admission is free for members of Pittock Mansion.