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

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Nice slice of history here

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

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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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

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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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 4, 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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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My friend works at HP so we wanted to find the place where it all stareted. The garage is not so easy to find, but worth it if you have any connections to hp at all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is a must see for Silicon Valley history. The two geniuses that started HP made their start right here. Hallowed ground for historians and the garage has survived!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Truly a humbling experience to see where Silicon Valley began. Not much to see other than the garage itself but it certainly has meaning and a touch of resemblance to this powerhouse city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Yes, it is only a garage, nothing to see but the place and a plaque but what happened in there changed the modern history. I am talking from the point of view of an IT passionate, otherwise this will mean nothing to you. If you around you should go to see it, it is pretty close from downtown (5 min... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

you will see there how the silicon valley started many years ago. It´s located in a great neighborhood, has a sign with details of HP history and you´ll be able to see details of the house - the first Hewlett Packard "office"

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Got a private tour of the Garage, which is not available to the public. Worth it if you respect what a great company and pioneer HP has been and still is, and what an impact it had on the bay area, basically starting Silicon Valley.

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