The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum is owned and operated by the Order of the Sons of Italy In America, or the Sons of Italy Foundation, and is dedicated to preserving the legacy of Antonio Meucci and Giuseppe Garibaldi, Italian Americans who were the true inventor of the telephone and a man who championed the unification of Italy.
The Mission Statement of the Museum from their website: “The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum was the home of Antonio Meucci, the true inventor of the telephone, and a refuge to Giuseppe Garibaldi, the legendary hero who championed the unification of Italy. For over 50 years the museum has fulfilled its mission to preserve the legacies of these great men, and to promote understanding of the Italian-American heritage through cultural, artistic and educational programs and classes.”
Visit the museum at 420 Tompkins Avenue, and visit their website for more information.
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