Due to road construction, the parking lot of the Johnson Victrola Museum, located at 375 S. New St. in Dover, Del., will be closed beginning Dec, 13, 2016. Visitors should park on Bank Lane (the street immediately adjacent to the museum’s rear entrance). Visitors will be able to enter the building from that side. The parking lot is expected to remain closed through at least January 2017.
Museum hours of operation will remain the same during construction: Wednesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In addition, the museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 26, 2016 and Jan. 2, 2017. For additional information, call 302-739-3262.
The Johnson Victrola Museum highlights the life and achievements of Delaware’s native son, Eldridge Reeves Johnson, founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company. Through phonographs, memorabilia, trademarks, objects and paintings, the museum showcases Johnson, his company and the development of the sound-recording industry.