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This Guy Built A Cell Phone Museum In His Lounge Room

C U There.

Remember taking five minutes to successfully draft a text message and endlessly attempting to beat your high score on snake on your first ever phone? Those were the glory days.

Looking back, the technology certainly didn’t stand a chance against what’s available today, but chances are your old Nokia 3310 or a Motorola Razr are still floating around at the bottom of a drawer at home. Štefan Polgári’s were, but he’s turned his trash into an impressive museum setup.

In a bid to educate future generations about just how labour-intensive text messaging used to be, the 26-year-old has been collecting ancient artefacts, dedicating a museum to old cell phones at his home in Dobšiná, in Eastern Slovakia. Samsung, Motorola, Nokia and Sony-Ericsson models all feature at what he’s dubbed Múzeum Mobilov (Museum of Mobile).

If you reckon you have a phone that Štefan might want to get his hands on, check out his Facebook page – he’s posted a list of phones he’s looking for, and will even pay for postage.

Although the museum is private, you can check it out by booking ahead on the official website.

OK TTYL, C U There : – )

(All Images: Múzeum Mobilov Dobšiná / Facebook) 

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