Paley Center for Media
Also known as the Museum of Television & Radio, this museum is fully dedicated to recording the history and advances of television, film, and radio technologies and the cultural significance of media. The Paley Center holds over 160,000 items in its collections from TV shows to movies, advertisements and radio programs which illuminate the connection between society and the media.
With locations in New York City and Los Angeles, the Paley Center covers all areas of media. Take a guided tour through the facility and garner history on the museum and its collections, current programs, and special exhibits from informative guides. Exhibits at the Paley Center range from Super Bowl ads to the anniversary of Survivor, the social importance of The Beatles, how the JFK assassination was handled through the media, and much more. Find yourself face to face with 1990s era Nickelodeon shows live coverage of the March on Washington and even an interactive exhibit sponsored by Warner Bros. on the many aspects that go into creating a TV show.
The Paley Center is also the proud home of the U.S. Olympic Archive which runs from the 1960 Winter Games in Squaw Valley to the 2012 games in London, England. Groups are welcome to explore this amazing public archive to see past games and discover the importance of the televised history of the Olympics.