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- $8 for admission for two ($12 value)
- $15 for admission for four ($24 value)
- $9 for admission and a museum T-shirt for one ($14.20 value)
- $17 for admission and a museum T-shirt for two ($28.40 value)
- $34 for admission and a museum T-shirt for four ($56.80 value)
Living Computer Museum
Established by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the Living Computer Museum features fully operational, vintage computers to highlight the achievements of early pioneers in computing. The museum allows the public to trace the history of computing by interacting with these milestones in engineering, from the mainframes of the 1960s to the modern XBOX One. Museum engineers skillfully restore machines to working order, while the museum staff tie together the exhibits with daily tours.
- Size: 15,000 square feet
- Interactive activities: Write your own BASIC programs, play vintage computer games, and use a Teletype.
- Pro tip: Museum staffers are around to give tutorials on how to use the different computers.
- Onsite library: Vintage books, manuals, and magazines available for reading alongside modern books on computing history.
- For kids: The BitZone teaches kids and families about computing concepts through interactive displays geared toward youngsters.