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Computer History Museum

Computer History Museum

Science Museum, History Museum, and Event Space
Mountain View
  • Davita S.
    "Highly recommend the IBM demo."(8 Tips)
    German L.
    "Amazing!!!!!!! Recommended for geeks like me!"(8 Tips)
    Kayvon T.
    "rapid rise of Silicon Valley."(4 Tips)
    Diana D.
    "The Babbage engine exhibition is nice and fun!"(6 Tips)
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  • Avik Kumar S.
    Avik Kumar Si1 day ago
    It’s a fine collection of memorabilia tracing the history of computing. There are multiple exhibits which count as landmarks in the evolution of computers.
  • Al B.
    Al B.2 weeks ago
    The whole place has been TOTALLY revamped if you haven't been here in years. If you love tech, you're definitely going to love this place!
  • Odile R.
    Odile RoujolAugust 3
    Awesome #batch17 #500strong
  • Dasha P.
    Museum is very interesting and huge, so don't try to see and explore everything at once, better come here a few times.
  • George T.
    Fantastic time!
  • Daron Y.
    Daron YondemMarch 24
    One of the largest collection I have seen so far. Awesome!
  • German L.
    Amazing!!!!!!! Recommended for geeks like me!
  • Muhammad B.
    Amazing history. You never get bored here. Very good organized.
  • José N.
    José NavarroJanuary 23
    The museus is very detailed and fun
  • Paul H.
    Paul HadfieldJanuary 14
    Amazing collection of historic computers, all really well displayed. Apparently the Babbage Difference Engine will return to its owner mid-2016 so come to see it in action while you still can!
  • Davita S.
    Davita StrongDecember 23, 2015
    Could have spent the whole day here! Highly recommend the IBM demo.
  • Peter d.
    Peter den HartogDecember 14, 2015
    This museum is amazing. Make sure to go for at least two hours.
  • Christopher J.
    Christopher JenkinsNovember 25, 2015
    Awesome venue, check out the gift shop lots of great geeky things.
  • Bert F.
    Bert ForsytheNovember 19, 2015
    Any demo is incredibly gratifying
  • Nilo V.
    Nilo Vásquez A.October 21, 2015
    Take a time to watch what you think is present but is already past.
  • Tom M.
    Tom MaxwellOctober 8, 2015
    Fun, stimulating way to get a thorough overview of the history of computing all the way back to the abacus! Make it a day trip — there's quite a lot to see.
  • Igor K.
    Igor KorinSeptember 22, 2015
    Superb place to touch the history of CS
  • Andrea S.
    Andrea S.August 13, 2015
    Half price if you come two hours before closing.
  • Go Find Alice
    Go Find AliceJuly 13, 2015
    Pretty cool museum!
  • Ben H.
    Ben HowdleJune 29, 2015
  • Stan C.
    Love this place. If you are a geek, must come! Inspirational.
  • Diana A.
    Diana ArzJune 7, 2015
    Incredible museum!
  • Bohdan H.
    Bohdan HnatkovskyyJune 6, 2015
    The best place to get known about history of semiconductors, computers and technology at all. After 1:00 PM you could sit inside of Google self drive car.
  • Marcel J.
    Marcel JackwerthMay 30, 2015
    Amazing collection of everything related to computers of our history.
  • Paul L.
    Paul LammertsmaMay 26, 2015
    A real treat for geeks! Nice venue for events, as well.
  • Brian I.
    Brian IbarraApril 19, 2015
    If you're a computer nerd this is going to make your nerdiness explode lol
  • Pierre Nick
    Pierre NickApril 11, 2015
    One of the best museums I've been to. Arrive early! There's a lot to see.
  • Dong-Hyuk K.
    Dong-Hyuk KimApril 5, 2015
    Good to see the history of computer. Especially US computer history, not whole world.
  • Marianella R.
    Marianella RaygadaMarch 16, 2015
    You must take the tour, its worth it.
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenMarch 3, 2015
    Hours are Wed-Sun, 10-5. Closed Monday/Tuesday (though they still answer the phone)
  • Vasilis K.
    Vasilis KandylasJanuary 3, 2015
    Plan to spend twice as much time as you would expect, it's that amazing. !1!
  • Stephen C.
    Stephen ChisaJanuary 3, 2015
    Surprisingly great espresso here--check it out!
  • Shane L.
    Shane LynchJanuary 1, 2015
    Great exhibitions and interesting tours
  • Paul C.
    Paul CothenetDecember 23, 2014
    So much to see. Plan a few hours and a well-rested head. Really worth it!
  • Sudhir
    SudhirNovember 29, 2014
    Guided tour
  • Asuman T.
    Asuman TarimanNovember 12, 2014
  • Will
    WillSeptember 18, 2014
    A lot of stuff to enjoy if you like technology. The galleries are explained for all audiences, not only tech experts
  • WEI W.
    WEI WEISeptember 17, 2014
    IBM 140x computer live demo on 11AM!
  • Noel G.
    Noel GreenSeptember 14, 2014
    Awesome place. Have some stuff I haven't seen in years. Really fun to walk through.
  • Fernanda R.
    Fernanda RamírezSeptember 5, 2014
    It's a must for every person involved with science, not just for nerds or computer engineers. And the staff is very nice ü
  • Eduardo V.
    Eduardo VieroAugust 17, 2014
    There's a lot of tech history inside this place. If you want to know how many of the gadgets you use today was conceived, this is the right place.
  • Dean L.
    Dean LAugust 15, 2014
    Really great. Could spend a lot of time here geeking out.
  • Lena K.
    Lena KiddAugust 10, 2014
    Discount on admission closer to closing (2hours?), but need at least 3 hours to fully see everything without rushing. Also Free wifi available!
  • Emilio M.
    Emilio MartínezAugust 8, 2014
    Really interesting!! There's tons of information about the history of computing and other modern technologies. The guided tour is very much worth it.
  • Evan J.
    Evan JohnsonAugust 7, 2014
    Super fun exhibits for anyone interested in the evolution of computers.
  • Martin W.
    Martin WaichmanJuly 30, 2014
    Amazing place a lot of history
  • Ana Cecilia C.
    If you come with a computer geek, you'll have an even better time!
  • Kevin D.
    Kevin DuffieldJune 2, 2014
    You only need about 2 hours for a pretty thorough walk through
  • Pavel B.
    Pavel BilenkoMarch 22, 2014
    Great museum with a great store and exhibition! First place in Silicon Valley to go.
  • Eric F.
    Eric FriedmanMarch 2, 2014
    Checkout the old ad campaign remnants where they used old computer chips to make insects - in a glass case on the second floor.
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