The museum has a number of different collections for you to enjoy.

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
  • Calculators
  • 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
  • The first Emmy awarded to Tektronix.


Extensive libraries

  • 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


Tektronix Memorabilia

We have a number of miscellaneous items including employee badges, promotional items, logoed items, buttons, and printed items


VintageTEK Stores

The museum is supported through donations and sales of restored and unrestored instruments and also CD and DVDs (photo albums, Concept Books, restoration guide, 40th anniversary book, Howard Vollum interviews), oscilloscope demonstrator, and T-Shirts.  Check out our eBay store for sale items.