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

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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

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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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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Sao Paulo, SP
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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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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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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Menlo Park CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Very modest place. Sometimes big tourist buses roll by. On a residential street near downtown. Other sights in town are more impressive.

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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

This is a 5 minute stop if you are in the area. There is no access to the garage and they have a gate. You can take a picture down the driveway of the garage and can read the historical marker. Neighborhood is nice so driving through allows you to look at some nicer houses. It was fun for me... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The beginning of Silicon Valley .. when the world had not seen start-ups and garages, this was the place from where one of the biggest companies in the history of this planet started. Worth a visit.

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Sanremo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Some people think technology is cold, dry and without emotions...they probably never heard about this magic place where a great story has born an not yet ended. Two fellows started an amazing, unique, company that has been able to adapt during the years...and without knowing it they started also the Silicon Valley.

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Lot of history around this site and worth a quick stop - the neighborhood is also full of very nice houses to drive past and admire!

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Address: Address: 367 Addison Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto

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