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Intel Corp and Museum

2200 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA
408-765-0503
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Ranked #3 of 18 attractions in Santa Clara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Factory Tours, Specialty Museums
Traveler Description: Intel Museum opening hours are on their website. There are tours available. Intel was a pioneer in Silicon Valley and is known for its manufacturing... more »
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newport beach, ca
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204 reviews 204 reviews
85 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a great little interactive museum at the Intel facility in Santa Clara. There is no fee and it explains the history of Intel as well as Intel products over time. It is a fun and educational experience.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

If you are a computer / engineering techie, then this is the museum for you. Located on the Intel campus, the museum is free and there is free parking. We tagged along for a while with a student tour and found the tour guide to be quite entertaining and knowledgable; however, there was a lot of very technical stuff, so... More

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Bangalore, India
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56 reviews 56 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Intel museum is a great place to learn a lot about electronic manufacturing. Though they don't really reveal much, it is quite a lot of information for a person unfamiliar with electronics manufacturing. They have a lot of information which will be good to get kids interested into this field. Best of all, it is free.

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Houston, Texas
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172 reviews 172 reviews
67 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I highly recommend the free tour to get the most out of this small museum. The material was well-presented and took about an hour to see the whole museum. Parking is free. Check the website and call before going because they do close for special events.

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Bellingham, WA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I know a lot about computer chips and admit I learned very little at this museum. But it's completely free with plenty of free parking. Easily worth a short visit of about 20 to 30 minutes or so.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Neat place. Lots of neat exhibits and things to read about with regard to the technology industry history and where things are at today. Neat little shop as well. If you have an hour and are into technology, you will likely enjoy it.

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Pleasanton
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13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Intel museum is located in the headquarters for the museum. They have tour for short groups and long groups which is located here http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/history/museum-visiting-intel.html( Goto Group Tours --> Book Online). The tour usually takes 45 minutes and there is a high lights version which takes 30 minutes as well. Self guided tours need no booking.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We dropped by the Intel Corp and Museum after visiting Stanford University. The Intel Museum is located in the lobby of the Intel Corp office complex. It is a very small but interesting museum. It is a modern museum with interactive displays that show the history and development of the computer chip This is not a dusty display of old... More

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San Jose, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

A small tech museum in Silicon Valley close to the new San Francisco 49er stadium is open to the public 5 days a week with no admission charge. It gives a nice history of Intel and its founders along with a lot of information about the numerous Intel products which have made Intel such a successful company. It is a... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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51 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Intel has changed the World with its technlogy and continues to change the World for the better.In the Intel museum you will get some insight into the technology that makes our always connected computing life possible. Think about the fantastic performance and capabilities a device with Intel inside has. You should definitely visit the musem and check out those silicon... More

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