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Intel Corp and Museum

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Address: 2200 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA
Phone Number: 408-765-0503
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Description: You can take a self-guided tour of the museum at Intel, manufacturer of...
You can take a self-guided tour of the museum at Intel, manufacturer of 85% of all PC microchips.
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Museum was very interesting

Free Admission! My teenage sons loved this museum and I found the exhibits to be very informative. Staff was very friendly and were very helpful. You will need 1 - 2 hours to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Hamilton, Canada
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Hamilton, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Free Admission! My teenage sons loved this museum and I found the exhibits to be very informative. Staff was very friendly and were very helpful. You will need 1 - 2 hours to visit this museum.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We were taken on visit through the Intel story from when the first processor chip was produced and how things have evolved to the modern world of today. It was amazing to see how instrumental Intel has been to the development of the computer age as we know it today. I was also able to take a picture of myself... More 

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Sunnyvale
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I work at this company so maybe bit biased but this museum is small and awesome. - helps anyone appreciate what really goes inside computer chips ..to most it truly is rocket science & awesome - what lacks is a good guide..u truly need to know good deal to get the message across. I did it with parents, in laws,... More 

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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

We arrived around the time the museum was opening. Absolutely no crowd to hamper our ability to read information and try interactive items. Museum does a great job detailing the history of Intel and the computer industry in general. GPS took us to Intel HQ instead of museum. Called museum and they guided us to their parking lot. Parking and... More 

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

while this is a bit old they are covering a lot of the key historical point that one needs to know about where computers are from ... free and to do.

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Melbourne, Australia
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The Intel museum is a very well presented and interesting stop in Silicon Valley. The displays and exhibits remind you very forcibly how far we have come in such a short period with computer chips. It demonstrates Moores' Law very well (Moore being one of the founders of the company. There is also a souvenir shop at the museum where... More 

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New York City, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

musuem is free and well organized. the content is a little bit dry but still interesting enough for an 30-60 minutes short visit. One definitely can see the glory past of this great company.

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Draper, Utah
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32 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

If you have never worked in a "fab" or worked in the semi-conductor field this is a nice museum of how a "wafer" is made. You can even try on a "bunny suit" to get a feel of how those of us in this field wear one every day for hours at a time. They have nice displays of how... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I visited here during my holiday to San Francisco last year. Intel Museum is located in Silicon Valley, it is open weekdays and Saturdays to the public with free admission. It was a great place to visit where you can learn a lot of things about computer history, processor evolution, Intel's products history as well as semiconductor technology. The staff... More 

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newport beach, ca
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84 helpful votes 84 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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