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- $16.50 for general admission for two (up to a $30 value)
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Computer History Museum
Silicon Valley. Analog computers. Artificial intelligence. The Computer History Museum chronicles the 2,000-plus year history of computing. The exhibits include a range of displays that introduce guests to ancient devices, the first computers from the 1940s and 50s, and examples of contemporary mobile computing.
During visits, interactive exhibits invite players to compete in a game of pong or relay the stories of the first computer pioneers. The online exhibits detail the history of computer chess, marketing the computer revolution, and reflect back on this day in computer history. The museum also displays a fully-functioning Charles Babbage’s first automatic computing machine—the Babbage Engine, which he designed in 1834, though it wasn’t built until more than a century later—giving visitors a rare glimpse into the evolution computing.
I LOVE this place! If you're crazy about computers like I am, then this place is for you! It has very cool displaysRyan D., Yelp, 2/17/13
we visited this museum and were very pleasantly surprised. The museum is very well arranged and has lots of interesting artifactswodart, TripAdvisor, 12/27/12
97% of 1,242 customers recommend
“Prepare to spend all day in the museum. So many things to see here!”
“Great Place and an encyclopedia of Computer and electronic history. Take you time and read as much as you can to absorb the great deal of history knowledge. ”
“My dad loved it! He talked about the IBM Mainframes there, and was excited to get an old punched card!”
1401 N Shoreline Blvd
Mountain View, California 94043