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Address: 367 Addison Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Hewlett and Packard started their business in this garage.

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Here we are....birthplace of all tech.....

It would be good to have more pictures or something like a walkthrough museum for visitors who like to know more along the walk-way to the garage.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

It would be good to have more pictures or something like a walkthrough museum for visitors who like to know more along the walk-way to the garage.

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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is the original garage at 367 Addison Avenue in Palo Alto where David Packard and Bill Hewlett began their early endeavors that eventually lead to the founding of Hewlett Packard.Corporation. The house and garage were bought by HP when Carly Fiorina was CEO to be able to ensure it would be preserved. It is now a duplex and one... More 

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Symbolic by the historic fact of being a birthplace of Silicon Valley, but not much to see.... 5 minutes max.

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

I grew up around the corner. I get that this garage is historical but the constant passersby on this little neighborhood street who want to come and stare at it, is sort of ridiculous. It's just a garage, you can't go in. It's not a museum. People live there. Really, it's not worth it. Look at the picture posted above... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

The place is wonderful, where HP really started. The were located in Palo Alto for years, now the company is spread around the world, but major locations in the Bay Area consist of Palo Alto & Cupertino.

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Thank Jon1054
Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Feeling good for HP employees to pay a visit and see this birth place face to face. Though we could just take some pictures outside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

It does no seem possible that HP began in this humble garage. Probably would be in violation of many laws today. Very humble beginnings.

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Kirkland, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

An iconic place, for sure. This is a simple house with a garage, as are all others around it. Closed for public, so not much to do there.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The birth place of the HP - mother of computers originated here and this garage is the historic landmark in down town Palo Alto . Visiting here is to feel the rush of the era - the beginning of the computer revolution . Worth coming here if you are have time and you are in Palo Alto .

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We stopped by to see the Hewlett Packard Garage. There is a nice memorial plaque at the building as well. As the home is lived in, its just a brief stop to take some photos. We found parking on the street.

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