The museum has a number of different collections for you to enjoy. In addition many of the instruments and collections are on-line in our exhibit page. There are links there to two video tours posted by visitors. You can also take a photo tour of the museum.
Restored and operating instruments from 1946 to the mid 1990's
- Monolithic oscilloscopes
- Laboratory oscilloscopes and numerous plug-ins
- Portable oscilloscopes
- Curve tracers
- Spectrum Analyzers
- Television products
- Time Domain Reflectometers
- Logic Analyzers
- Microprocessor Development Systems
- Medical Products
- Direct View Storage Terminals
- TM500 series products
- Sony/Tektronix products
- Grass Valley Group products
Specialty and one-of-a-kind items
- 1968 Prototype #2 Transmission Electron Microscope
- 4051 Desktop Graphics System with RamPack containing over 100 programs
- Tek Labs DEC PDP-11/34A with color frame buffer for early graphics development
- Hybrids Component Organization (HCO) DEC PDP-8E laser trimmer
- GVG Model 1200 Switcher
- Jetronic clone oscilloscope (Tektronix Inc. v. the United States and the Hickok Electrical Instrument Co., Lavoie Laboratories, Inc., Jetronic Industries, Inc., Third-party Defendants, U.S. Court of Claims, October 15, 1965)
- Computer Aided Chemistry (CAChe) 3D modelling system
- 1703 Machine Control unit
- The second Emmy awarded to Tektronix.
- Printed User and Service manuals
- Microfiche containing User and Service Manuals, and Field documentation. Our collection is estimated at over 3.9 million pages of information.
- Concept Books, Common Parts Catalogs, TekWeeks, TekTalk, and TekTopics
- Over 12,000 negatives of people, places, and products with over 4,000 digitized. A sampling of photos is available in the Photo Galleries
- 16mm films, video (VTR reel, uMatic, Betacam, and VHS) of product and technology demonstrations. A sampling of films and videos is available in the Video Galleries
- Employee photos (May 1970 album) and photos may be printed at the museum
- While not a library, we have an extensive collection of NOS and used parts. Contact us if you need something
We have a number of miscellaneous items including employee badges, promotional items, logoed items, buttons, and printed items
The museum is supported through donations and sales of restored and unrestored instruments, Tektronix photo album DVD, Concept Books (print or PDF), Stan Griffith's famous restoration book (print or PDF), Miles Tippery book (print), 40th anniversary book (PDF or print if available), Howard Vollum interview DVD, vintageTEK T-Shirts, limited edition OPB's Tektronix Spirit DVD, and more.
Check out our eBay store for all sale items. Items may also be purchased in person at the museum.