Hugh Hetherington Hearing Aid Museum
Hugh Hetherington Hearing Aid Museum

The Hearing Aid Museum

Hearing Aids of all types—Ear Trumpets, Carbon Hearing Aids, Vacuum Tube Hearing Aids, Transistor Hearing Aids, Body Hearing Aids, Eyeglass Hearing Aids and much more!

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Conversation Tubes

Conversation Tubes

Hard Rubber Conversation Tube (~1880)

(H33, B25, B27)

Hawksley Conversation Tube (~1880)


Wood/Hard Rubber Conversation Tube (~1880)


Lignum Vitae Conversation Tube (~1880)


Double Bell Hard Rubber Conversation Tube (~1880-1900)

(B445a, B445b)

E. B. Meyrowitz Model 2D "Otophone"  (1887)


Pilling Audiclare Conversation Tube (1898)


Pilling Conversation Tube (1899)

(H34, H35)

Oval-shaped Bell Conversation Tube (~1900)


Celluloid Conversation Tube (~1900)


E. B. Meyrowitz Model 2x Celluloid Conversation Tube (~1900)


Copper Hard Rubber Conversation Tube (~1900)


Metal Hard Rubber Conversation Tube (~1900)


Bakelite Conversation Tube (~1910)

(B1430, H8)

Bakelite Conversation Tube (2) (~1910)


Hard Rubber Conversation Tube (3)  (~1910)


Globe Auditube (1912)

(H19, H20, B275)

The Vibraphone (~1920)

(H48, H49, B26)

Double Bell Small Metal (~1925)


Vibratube (~1930)

(H45, B163)

Vibratube w/earphone (~1932)


Mears (Medresco) OL-380 Conversation Tube (1952)


Electronic Development Co. Therapeutic Speaking Tube (1964)


Eschmann (Medresco) OL 38001 Conversation Tube (1976)


HearMe Dear Conversation Tube (2013)


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The Hearing Aid Museum

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"where you will receive the information, support and counsel you need in order to live an exciting and fulfilling life in spite of your hearing loss"